The Police on Tuesday paraded one Ifeanyi Ezechukwu and Chinedu Amadi over alleged kidnapping Ezechukwu’s landlady together with her son to obtain ransom and pay his overdue rent.
They were paraded alongside other suspects arrested by Operatives of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Monitoring Unit for various crimes which include armed robbery and kidnapping.
The spokesman of the Nigerian Police Force, CSP Jimooh Moshood, said Ifeanyi Ezechukwu and Chinedu Amadi were arrested in Umuanwa community Ikwerre LGA in Rivers state.
Ezechukwu admitted conspiring with his friends to kidnap his landlady to enable him pay his rent of N70k. The Police said they were arrested after a ransom of N200k was paid.
The Police also paraded two other suspects over kidnapping of a student of Federal University of Technology Owerri, Imo state. Micheal Obi and Kelechi Ndukwu were arrested and the victim rescued from their hide out, after they lured her through an internet homos3xual love scam.
Obi saidthey pretend to be lesbian on the internet to lure unsuspecting l3sbians interested in a relation to meet them. He said they threaten their victims that they would expose them to their families before calling their parents for ransom.
Also paraded was an allegedly killer of a taxi driver, he hired on December 22, 2016, at Berger junction, to convey him and his members now at large, to Airport road in Abuja.
The victim was murdered at the Gosa pedestrian bridge after being robbed of his phone, cash and Nissan Almera car. The suspect confessed to have personally killed the deceased with the help of his cohort now at large.