Police arrest 2 over disappearance of 18 expatriates in Delta

The Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa on Tuesday said the command has arrested two suspected kidnappers for the alleged disappearance of eighteen(18) expatriates in Escravos along Burutu/Bayelsa Waterways early in December 2019.

The command did not provide the names of the expatriates or their nationalities.

CP Inuwa at a press briefing at the Police Command in Asaba said,” While acting on intelligence on 7/1/2020 the Command’s Anti-Kidnapping Operatives trailed and arrested one Long life Ebi Ernest ‘M’ who is a member of the kidnap gang responsible for the kidnapping of Eighteen(18) expatriates.

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“The arrested suspects led investigating team to Ughelli where another member of the gang, one Seivemefa Rowland Karibo ‘M’ a native of Kubie in Southern Ijaw L.G.A in Bayelsa State was also arrested.

CP Inuwa said,” Suspects have confessed to their complicity in the crime. Investigation is ongoing to arrest other gang members still at large.”