Officers from Delta State Police Command arrested a suspected kidnapper and recovered a vehicle belonging to a kidnapped man in Ozubulu, Anambra.
Command spokesman DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed in a statement on Wednesday, September 21, said the suspect, Onyeka Ozoh, was arrested from his hideout in Issele-uku based on credible intelligence.
According to the PPRO, the suspect claimed to have bought the car for the price of 1.5 million naira.
“On 9/17/2022 at approximately 11 a.m., DPO Issel-uku Division, acting on credible intelligence that a suspected kidnapper is hibernating somewhere in Issel-uku, detailed officers to said hideout and arrested a 30-year-old Onyeka Ozoh ‘me’ from the Ogbe-ofu district of Issel-uku and picked up a red-colored Toyota Camry with no registration number”,
“The suspect claimed that he bought the vehicle from Onitsha for the price of one million five hundred thousand naira (#1,500,000) and that all the original documents were with the previous owner
“However, investigations later revealed that the vehicle belongs to a man (name withheld) who was abducted on 20/8/2022 from Ozubulu in Anambra State, released after payment of a ransom and the seizure of the vehicle. The suspect will be transferred to Anambra Police Command for further investigation.”