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Man faces six months imprisonment for ATM fraud in Kaduna
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Man faces six months imprisonment for ATM fraud in Kaduna

Court Jails Man For ATM Fraud In Kaduna. Justice Mohammed Tukur Muazu Aliyu of the Kaduna State High Court, on Monday, September 14, 2020 sentenced Adamu Aliyu to six months imprisonment, for fraudulently transferring N40, 000 to himself, from the account of an unsuspecting Automated Teller Machine, (ATM) user, under the false pretence of aiding the victim to effect a transfer. The convict was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna zonal office on one-count charge of theft to which he pleaded guilty. His plea prompted prosecution counsel, Jamilu Musa to ask the court to convict and sentence him accordingly. The six months prison sentence is without an option of fine. Trouble began for Aliyu when the Kaduna zonal office of the Commission r...
EFCC Arrests 22 Yahoo Boys In Owerri
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EFCC Arrests 22 Yahoo Boys In Owerri

 Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), have arrested 22 suspected internet fraudsters at different locations in Imo state. The all-male suspects, whose ages range between 20 and 41, were nabbed recently at “Sight and Services” within “World Bank”, in Ugwuma Town and “Road Safety” by Toronto road, Egbu, Owerri, Imo state. They are: Chinonso Anozie Frank; Ogadibo Victor Chikeluba; Clinton Njoku Onyekachi; Okoro Edwin Chigozie; Anozie Chibuzor Harold; Anyaeriuba Canice; Ogbuehi Anderson; Okere Nonye; Njoku Paul Chibuike; Ndalaka Felix Chukwuebuka and Anele Chibuike Timothy. Others are; Chidi Kalu; Uparai Daniel; Ubochi Christian Ikechukwu; Udoka Obi; Chiagozie Morris Obiano; Moses Akaedite; Henry Princewill Chisom; Prince Ibe; Ugwuegbu Fredrick Ekenna, William Peter ...
EFCC Arrests Brothers For Alleged Internet Fraud In Ibadan
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EFCC Arrests Brothers For Alleged Internet Fraud In Ibadan

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested two pairs of brothers Ayoola Timilehin, Olusola Timilehin, and Oladayo Fayemi, Tolulope Fayemi and three others suspected to be internet fraudsters in Ibadan. They were arrested at their hide out on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Alaka, Elebu area of Ibadan, Oyo State. The other three suspects arrested with them are Temitope Kumuyi, Babatunde Oyelakin and Olanrewaju Ibrahim. They are all between 20 and 30 years age range. The suspects were arrested based on intelligence linking them with opulence without any identifiable means of livelihood. Items recovered from them, include: four cars, laptops, exotic phones and a stamp bearing the identity of the bursary section of Queensland University's School of Medicine, Aust...
EFCC Arrests 14 Yahoo Boys In Enugu, Retrieve 8 Cars (Photos)
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EFCC Arrests 14 Yahoo Boys In Enugu, Retrieve 8 Cars (Photos)

14 suspected internet fraudsters also known as yahoo boys have been arrested by Operatives of the Enugu zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC). They were arrested on Monday, August 31, 2020 , based on intelligence available to the Commission. Specifically, the suspects , whose age range between 21 and 28 were arrested at Okpuno Awka, Agu Awka and Ngozika estate, all in Anambra State. Items recovered from them are: different exotic vehicles which include three Mercedes Benz 4matic, three Mercedes Benz AMG, two Lexus Rx salon cars. Interim analyses of some of the suspects’ phones indicated they were involved in some suspected internet fraud which include online bitcom scam, love scam and identity theft. The suspects will soon be charged to court ...
Romance Scam: 400 Level Unilorin Undergraduate To Clear Drainage For 3 Months
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Romance Scam: 400 Level Unilorin Undergraduate To Clear Drainage For 3 Months

A four hundred level undergraduate of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin) has been convicted and sentenced to three months Community Service for committing romance scam. Akinsanya Olamide Ridwan was sentenced by Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court, sitting in Ilorin, to clear the drainage at Bekind filing Station near Tipper Garage, Tanke up to the gate of the University of Ilorin for Three Months commencing from September 2, 2020. The 400 Level Unilorin Student got the jail term on Monday, August 31, 2020 after being arraigned on one one-count charge, bordering on internet fraud and other fraud-related offences by the Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC) The charge read: "That you,Akinsanya Riwan (a.k.a Alex James) some...
Kidnapped Woman Rescued From Well In Rivers State After 3 Days
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Kidnapped Woman Rescued From Well In Rivers State After 3 Days

Mrs Chizoba Eke, who was declared missing in Rivers State, has been found in a well, days after she was abducted. Chizoba was recovered from a well on Thursday in an uncompleted building at Igwuruta community in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state. The mother of two, who was kidnapped from her home along with her six-month-old baby on Monday, was thrown into the well after severe beatings by her abductor. Luck, however, ran out on the suspect when he was intercepted with his victim’s baby by a team of policemen on a ‘stop and search’ operation at Omerelu, a boundary community between Rivers and Imo States. Chizoba’s husband, Eke Eke, confirmed his wife’s abduction and rescue to Channels Television on Friday. He disclosed that he was invited by the police to come ...
EFCC Arrests 15 Yahoo Boys In Lekki, Recovers Nine Exotic Cars
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EFCC Arrests 15 Yahoo Boys In Lekki, Recovers Nine Exotic Cars

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) have arrested 15 suspected internet fraudsters also known as Yahoo Boys in the Lekki area of Lagos State. The suspects are: Sunday Okpe; Taiwo Adelagun; Obarakyo Tega; Fasuyi Oladapo; Mark Adedeji Kuju; Adelakun Kehinde Adewunmi; Temitope Gabriel Onore, Christopher Blessed and Aniche Ezenwa Francis. Others are: Abiodun Godspower Odion; Abiodun ThankGod Omoh; Raji Ayo Sheriff; Adeogun Babatunde, Olusesi Razaq Demola and Kole Adetoyinbo. The suspected internet fraudsters were arrested on August 15, 2020 at Ayo Babatunde Crescent and James Adejumo areas of Lekki, Lagos State, following intelligence received from concerned members of the public on their criminal activities. During the arrest, the suspects, who are allegedly me...
I Killed Another Woman After I Escaped From Police Station – Ibadan Serial Killer
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I Killed Another Woman After I Escaped From Police Station – Ibadan Serial Killer

The suspected serial killer in Ibadan, Sunday Shodipe has revealed that he killed another woman after he escaped from Mokola police station where he was held.  Speaking on Wednesday August 26, while being paraded by Oyo state commissioner of police Nwachukwu Enwonwu, Shodipe revealed that he fled the police station to carry out rituals in the interest of one Idris Ajani, a 50-year-old herbalist he was arrested with. The suspect said the herbalist told him there would have been dire consequences if he did not escape to continue the killings. “Baba told me that something terrible might happen to him if he stayed too long in police custody because of the sacrifices he had not been performing since his arrest. "So, when the police later allowed me to go and bath in the evening...
Ibadan Serial Killer, Sunday Shodipe Has Been Caught and Re-arrested
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Ibadan Serial Killer, Sunday Shodipe Has Been Caught and Re-arrested

Suspected serial killer in Oyo State, Sunday Shodipe, who recently escaped from police custody has been caught and re-arrested. Sunday Shodipe was declared wanted by the Police after his illegal escape from Police custody on August 11. The spokesperson of the state police command, SP. Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed his rearrest to newsmen this afternoon Sunday, August 23.  Shodipe was re-arrested at his grandma’s place at the Ojoo area of Ibadan and is currently being detained at the Eleyele police station. The police had earlier announced a N500,000 bounty for useful information that can lead to the re-arrest of the suspect.
16-year-old Boy Caught With 14 used Female Panties In Ogun
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16-year-old Boy Caught With 14 used Female Panties In Ogun

A 16-year-old boy has been caught with 14 used female panties in Ogun State. The boy identified as Adeniyi Muhammed was arrested after a resident of Kano Street in the Ayetoro area of the state lodged a complaint over the theft of her panties on Tuesday August 18. Ogun state police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi reported. After a search at the suspect's house, 14 used woman pants were found. "The suspect has confessed to the commission of the crime but claimed that he was sent by somebody to get those pants for him. Effort is on top gear to get his so-called accomplice arrested.", The police spokesperson added. The suspect be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.
EFCC Arrests Nine Yahoo Boys In Minna For Love Scam
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EFCC Arrests Nine Yahoo Boys In Minna For Love Scam

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters also known as yahoo boys in Minna, Niger State. They were arrested following intelligence volunteered to the Commission by concerned residents of the area. The yahoo boys were caught at their hideouts in Room 202, Seftec Hotels, behind NNPC’s mega petrol filling station, Minna, Niger State, for their alleged involvement in a love scam and other internet related crimes. The suspects are: Ohanuka. O. Samuel, 26; Adebayo Adeyinka Samuel, 26; Omoh Simeon, 25; Igah Abumere, 28 and Ajobo Sunday, 26. Others are Abdukadir Musbau, 20; Iredia Johnson 29, Aliyu Abdulazeez, 25, and Adebisi Temitope, 27. Items recovered from the suspects include, one Toyota Venza with registration number, l...
Notorious Thief and His Gang Caught Stealing Television In Delta
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Notorious Thief and His Gang Caught Stealing Television In Delta

A young man, Moses and his gang have been caught stealing a Plasma TV in Sapele, Delta State. Gistvic Reports. Moses and his gang have been terrorizing the people of Oleh Road, Akintola Road, Okpe Road and Lawrence Road for years. Luck run out of him and two others last night after they were caught stealing at Oleh and Akintola Road which is opposite Kelly Continental Hotel. With the help of the vigilante, he was caught and beaten up. Sapele Oghenek reported that Moses and his gang beat and injured a man after stealing from him. The man is presently in an undisclosed hospital. Gistvic Recalls, On August 12th 2019, Moses and his girlfriend Laurenta conspired to steal a Plasma TV from an Hotel in Ajogodo, Sapele after lodging for one week. The lady claimed her boyfriend ...
35-year-old Adekunle Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Raping 2-year-old Girl In Ogun
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35-year-old Adekunle Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Raping 2-year-old Girl In Ogun

A 35-year-old man, Adekunle Olalere has been sentenced to life imprisonment for defiling a two-year-old girl in Ogun. The Assistant Chief State Counsel, Mrs Oluyemisi Aruleba, had told the court during the trial that Olalere committed the offence on March 22, 2017, at No. 18 Bashorun Street, off Unity Road, Olowotedo area of Mowe.  According to Aruleba, the victim's mother lived with the convict's wife where she helped her to sell foodstuffs and other items. It was during the period that the convict forcefully had sex with the victim. “The victim’s mother met her two-year-old daughter crying and noticed that she was not walking properly. She checked her daughter’s private parts and noticed that they were swollen. She took the child to the hospital, where it was confirmed...
39-year-old Patrick Arrested For Defiling 9-year-old Daughter In Adamawa
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39-year-old Patrick Arrested For Defiling 9-year-old Daughter In Adamawa

A 39-year-old man named Obora Patrick has been arrested by the Adamawa state police command for reportedly defiling his 9-year-old daughter.  The reports read;  “Adamawa State police command wishes to inform the general public that following intensified action against sexual assault on women and children, the command, on the 20/7/2020, arrested one Obora Patrick, a 39-year-old resident of No.46 hospital road, Jimeta, Yola North, for raping his 9-year-old step daughter. “The command calls on members of the general public to key into fight against sexual assault against women and children and caution parents/guardians to closely monitor their wards."The command further assures all of its commitment to protect lives and property and calls on the people to continue reporting to p...
Police Arrest Imo State Singer Ababanna For Allegedly Defiling 12-year-old Vulcanizer’s Daughter
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Police Arrest Imo State Singer Ababanna For Allegedly Defiling 12-year-old Vulcanizer’s Daughter

Popular singer in Imo state Uba Obinna Agbaso aka ‘Ababanna’, has been arrested by men of the police division, Agbala for allegedly raping a 12-year old girl. The Nation reports that the victim is the daughter of a vulcanizer, Victor Okereocha, and was allegedly raped over three times by the singer. An uncle of the victim, Godwin Okereocha, said the suspect and the victim live in the same compound and that the suspect took advantage of the girl each time her father left for work. Speaking on how he was caught, Okereocha said that the little girl at some point could not endure the torture of dying in silence and so confided in her immediate elder brother who is 14 years old. “Feeling that their father was just a struggling man and may not be able to do much, the poor girl and ...
Lady Plans With New Boyfriend To Kill Ex In Ondo State
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Lady Plans With New Boyfriend To Kill Ex In Ondo State

A 23-year-old woman, Iyabo Julius, has been arrested by men of the Ondo state police command for allegedly conniving with her lover, Adedayo Sunday, to rob and kill her ex-lover, Suleiman Azeez, so they could get married quickly. The state Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the incident happened in the 12/12 area of Ore in the Odigbo Local Government Area of the state. “One Suleiman Azeez, 25, a commercial motorcyclist, left home for his daily bread with his Bajaj motorcycle but did not return home. His body was later found in a pool of blood around the 12/12 area Odigbo via Ore. The case was subsequently transferred to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Akure. Upon discreet investigation, detectives trailed the suspects, one Adedayo Sunday, 2...
Man Shoots Friend In Anambra Over N1,000 Debt
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Man Shoots Friend In Anambra Over N1,000 Debt

A 27-year man identified as Friday Asuquo on Friday shot at his friend, Kingsley Araino with a pump-action gun, intending to kill him, over a disagreement that ensued between them as a result of N1,000 owed him by Kingsley. The incident happened at Amawbia, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State on Friday afternoon. According to SP Haruna Mohammed, the state police command’s spokesperson, the culprit was immediately arrested, while the victim is already receiving treatment at Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital. Haruna said, “On the 17/7/2020 at about 11:45am, police operatives attached to the Command Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) arrested one Friday Asuquo ‘m’ aged 27 years of Oron but resides at Enu-Orji village, Amawbia in Anambra State. ...
Woman Brutalize Underage Maid After She Went Out To Play
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Woman Brutalize Underage Maid After She Went Out To Play

A woman as reportedly given a thorough beaten to her underage maid after she went out to play. Photos of the young maid after she was brutalized by her boss was shared on social media as Nigerians call for the arrest of the woman. A twitter user @harrisonmbamara shared the news with the caption; "As seen, she did this to her maid for going outside to play when she went out.: See Photos Below:
I Slept With 10 Male Cultists During Initiation – 19-year-old Female Cultist
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I Slept With 10 Male Cultists During Initiation – 19-year-old Female Cultist

A 19-year-old female cultist, Blessing David speaks on she slept with 10 men before being initiated. Blessing David who joined the cult group known as the Marine Girls in 2019, said sleeping with the men was part of the initiation rites The 19-year-old was arrested alongside 15 armed robbery suspects, six cultists, three kidnappers and four murder suspects at the headquarters of the Edo State Police Command in Benin City. She said; "My name is Blessing David. I was initiated into the cult last year. I slept with 10 men as part of the initiation process." Another female cultist identified as 16-year-old Ada Emeka, also disclosed that she slept with 10 men. 
UNIPORT Undergraduate Kenneth Gift, His Girlfriend And Mother Arrested For Internet Fraud In Delta
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UNIPORT Undergraduate Kenneth Gift, His Girlfriend And Mother Arrested For Internet Fraud In Delta

A computer science student in UNIPORT, Kenneth Gift alongside his mother and girlfriend as been arrested by EFCC for Internet Fraud. Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Thursday July 16, 2020 arrested a 22-year-old Computer Science Undergraduate of the University of Port Harcourt, Kenneth Gift, his girl friend, Dandy Spice and mother, Dorah Aninah for suspected internet fraud in Agbor, Delta State. Their arrest was sequel to a petition from the US Federal Bureau of investigation, FBI, and intelligence by operatives of the Commission. Items recovered from them at the point of arrest include a 5-bedroom duplex, Mercedes-Benz CA250, Mercedes-Benz C250, Mercedes Benz GLK 350, laptop computers and mobile phones. The statement a...
“I Drink & Sleep With Prostitutes After Stealing” – Traffic Robber Speaks
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“I Drink & Sleep With Prostitutes After Stealing” – Traffic Robber Speaks

Two traffic robbers were arrested on Saturday by the Lagos State police as they speak on how they operate in traffic. Gistvic Reports. One of the robber on black top who was caught with an iphone X narrated how he operated. He said; "On Saturday night, I and my partner went to the spot of the traffic light. My partner went to the driver of a car and strangled him while he was waiting or the traffic light, I stood at the other side of the car and quickly removed his phone from the car. We quickly fled and got on a bus going to Oshodi to sell the phone. "When i alighted at Oshodi, Police Officers there challenged us and searched us because they suspected us. They found the iphone X on me. That's how we move around and operate in traffic especially at traffic lights places like Expr...
Adeherself Granted N500,000 Bail
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Adeherself Granted N500,000 Bail

Seems Adedamola Adewale will be out of prison soon after the Instagram influencer, Adeherself was granted bail of N500,000. Adeherself found herself in the EFCC custody for possession of fraudulent documents and acting as a picker of Internet Fraudsters also known as Yahoo Boys. Adeherself was arrested alongside some young men in the Lekki axis of Lagos. THE GOOD NEWS: Justice Sherifat Solebo on Wednesday granted the defendant N500,000 bail and ordered that she provides two sureties with reliable means of income which would be verified by the court. Would Adeherself be able to pay the N500k Bail?.... We could recall, her mother was caught pricing a benz few days ago. Adeherself mother pricing benz while she was in prison for internet fraud.
Police Uncover Illegal Refinery In Alausa, Lagos State (Photos)
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Police Uncover Illegal Refinery In Alausa, Lagos State (Photos)

An illegal refinery has been uncovered at Alausa, Lagos State today, July 14th. The Illegal Refinery was discovered at No. 9 Kudirat Abiola road ikeja. Fire reportedly gutted the place and 6 people have been arrested. More Details Coming Up... See Photos Below: Watch Video Below: https://cloudup.com/cqYBTJB5ACW
Police Seize Magu’s Bulletproof Vehicles, Seal Office
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Police Seize Magu’s Bulletproof Vehicles, Seal Office

Policemen attached to the Force Criminal Investigation Department on Monday seized two official bulletproof vehicles of suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. SaharaReporters gathered that one of the vehicles was recovered in Abuja and the other in Maiduguri, Borno State. It was gathered that the vehicles were taken to the Force Headquarters but later moved to the commission’s headquarters. SaharaReporters also gathered that some of the detectives stormed the commission's head office and sealed Magu's office on the 10th floor of the new EFCC building located along Airport Road, Jabi, Wuse II. Sources said that workers were barred from accessing the entire floor where the office was located. Magu is being grilled by the pan...
One Million Boys Gang Leader, Biola Ebila Shot Dead In Ibadan
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One Million Boys Gang Leader, Biola Ebila Shot Dead In Ibadan

The leader of notorious One Million Boys gang in Ibadan, Biola Ebila has been shot dead.  The gang leader who was on the wanted list of Oyo police command, was shot dead around Olomi area of Ibadan on Sunday July 12,  after resisting attempts to arrest him by officials of Operation Burst, an Oyo State Joint Security Outfit. Ebila met his waterloo after he and his gang members went to kidnap a man simply identified as "Femi".  It was gathered after the shoot-out, the gang members escaped with Ebila's dead body in a car and then took the lifeless body to Kudeti which they showed to other members who did not follow them for the operation. They unleashed pandemonium on Kudeti thereafter before driving the corpse to an unkno...
Men Carrying Sacrifice In Ikorodu, Forced To Eat It
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Men Carrying Sacrifice In Ikorodu, Forced To Eat It

Three men met their waterloo in Ikorodu after they were caught carrying a sacrifice and forced to eat it. The men were caught in Ikorodu area of Lagos state on Sunday carrying a sacrifice.  They were beaten to stupor and forced to eat up their sacrifice. It was gathered that the men were caught trying to drop the sacrifice at a T-Junction. Facebook user wrote: " guys was nabbed yesterday afternoon at Orita in Igbo Agbowa In Ikorodu by the people of the community trying to put sacrifice on the T-Junction, they were beaten to stupor and asked to eat up their sacrifice."
Church Of Satan In Abia Demolished, Founder ‘Ifekwe Udo’ Arrested
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Church Of Satan In Abia Demolished, Founder ‘Ifekwe Udo’ Arrested

Church of Satan in Abia State known as The Assemblies of Light Bearer Greater Church of Lucifer has been destroyed by youths of the community, Ohafia. It was alleged that the founder of the church identified as Ifekwe Udo a.k.a Lucifer or Fada-Fada became popular in the past quarter of the decade, for his visible effort in providing employment opportunities for the jobless youths of the community. He gave the jobless youth motorcycles on hire purchase and also opened up a brothel in the community.  Ifenkwe was arrested for ''violating the lockdown order, child trafficking and terrorizing the community.'' See Photos Below: The Assemblies of Light Bearer Greater Church of Lucifer known as Church Of Satan, In Abia
3 Kidnappers Wearing Covid-19 Facemask Arrested While Operating In Calabar
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3 Kidnappers Wearing Covid-19 Facemask Arrested While Operating In Calabar

Three kidnappers met their waterloo after they were caught while attempting to kidnap a businessman.  Anticultism and Kidnapping Unit of the Nigeria Police have been able to get hold of three suspected kidnappers, wearing covid-19 facemask in Calabar. According to a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent in Calabar, the three kidnappers were arrested while attempting to kidnap a victim who is a businessman that owns a shop at Efio-Ete Junction, Marian Road. The police officers who were assisted by the State security Adviser South, Mr. Ani Esin quickly swung into action immediately they got wind of the operation and got all three arrested. According to reports, the kidnappers used the same Audi car suspected to have been used in the kidnap of the wife of the Appeal Cour...