Two men have been arrested in Delta for allegedly kidnapping a couple.

Emmanuel James (32) and Ejiro Peter (25) have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a couple, Mr and Mrs Okutonye Efetobore, on April 27 in Ejewu community, Udu LGA, and demanding a N1 million ransom.


According to Delta police spokesperson, Bright Edafe, the suspects, James from Otor-Udu in Ughelli South LGA and Peter from Kokori in Ethiope East LGA, have been cooperating with security operatives since their arrest.

 Two men arrested for allegedly kidnapping couple in Delta

They reportedly led police operatives to another notorious member of their gang known by his alias, Oh Lord, in the Egbike area of Udu town. Upon sighting police officers, he engaged them in a gun duel and escaped through the ceiling of his apartment.


Items recovered from the suspect’s apartment were a bag containing a locally fabricated pistol and three rounds of 7.62 AK-47 ammunition.


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