Street Journal has gathered that the kidnappers of Ebikeme Clark, son of elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark,who was kidnapped on Wednesday, at Kiagbodo, Delta State, have contacted the family. The kidnappers are demanding about N50 million ransom for the release of Mr Clark.
Mr. Ikechukwu Aduba, the Delta State Commissioner of Police has however disclosed that the police have arrested three of the suspected kidnappers and were inching closer to their hideout. He also warned the family not to pay any ransom.
The police boss disclosed that one of the suspects confessed that he participated in the “planning stage of the kidnap.”
No leaving any stone unturned, it has also been gathered that police officers are working with ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo and other Ijaw groups to track down the kidnappers.
Aduba said the kidnap was carried out by Ijaw kinsmen of Edwin Clark and the police would burst the syndicate soon.