Police apprehend kidnappers of custom officer in Onne

Seven suspected members of a gang have been arrested for allegedly abducting an Assistant Comptroller of Customs, Justina Tanko, and killing a businessman, Chukwubuikem Ezenkwu.

The men, identified as Godspower Keenom, alias Imotar; Zigabari Voonu, Oludofin Yakubu, Justice Afangide, Dale Keliaga, Maxwell Barindom and Tordi Barinaa, were rounded up by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team in Onne.

Family of the abducted Customs officer had reportedly paid a ransom of N5 million to the kidnappers before the suspects were arrested by the police team led by Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari.

The businessman was killed and his corpse dumped in a river after the kidnappers allegedly collected N2.5 million ransom from his family without releasing him.

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