Two notorious kidnap suspects believed to be involved in the kidnapping of a couple on New Year Day, along DSC Roundabout, Effurun, Delta State, have been arrested by operatives of the Zone 5 of Nigeria Police.
The suspects who are now in police custody at the Zone 5 headquarters in Benin are Emmanuel Ogbeni, 28 and Osifo Enakhirua, 30.
According to a statement signed by the Zone 5 Spokesman, DSP, Emeka Iheanacho, Monday, the husband and wife – Blessing and Joy Dukuye – were returning from New Year church service when they were abducted and ransom paid before they were released.
The statement explained that the suspects were arrested at their hideouts along Alaka area and PTI Road in Effurun, Delta State.
Items recovered from the suspects’ residence were listed to include one Lar rifle, one AK 47 rifle, one pump action, one Brownie pistol, three 7.62 live ammunition, 15 rounds of Brownie pistol, the sum of N1.088,000, weeds suspected to be Indian Hemp, one Army camouflage, one dynamite and some charms.
The statement said the suspects have made useful statements and would soon be charged to court.