Man Arrested For Kidnap Attempt Of a UK Returnee

The Vigilante of Oleh Division, Isoko South Local Government Area, Delta State, apprehended 26-year-old Davidson Odigho at Oleh’s Irri roundabout.

The suspect was detained in connection with the alleged abduction of a man returning to the United States from Europe.

Other members of the kidnapping gang fled the scene in a white Hilux truck without a registration number. This news just broke.

Other weapons and ammo found in the suspect’s property included an AK-47 rifle with nineteen (19) rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition, one magazine, a pump action gun, and two dozen (26) live cartridges.

Residents alerted the vigilantes after a heated confrontation broke out between the alleged kidnappers and the man returning from Europe (name withheld).

After receiving a distress call from the Vigilante, Divisional Police Officer DPO Oleh launched a well-coordinated operation to apprehend one of the perpetrators.

In a statement signed by DSP Bright Edafe, the Police Public Relations Officer, Delta State Police Command, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, corroborated the report’s allegations.

It was during interrogation that a 63-year-old woman was abducted and dumped by her kidnappers when they realized that the police were closing in on them,” a police image maker stated.

One Ak 47 rifle, 19 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition, one magazine, and one pump action gun, along with 26 live cartridges hidden in a sack bag and dumped in the property, were found by police, according to DSP Edafe.

A “manhunt for the fleeing members of the gang” is still on, he said.

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