Police Arrest Kidnappers Of Ogba Zoo Manager In Delta State



The police in Edo State have arrested four suspected kidnappers that who killed three policemen and abducted the Manager of Ogba Zoo and Nature Park in Benin, Dr Andy Ehanire.

The latest arrest was disclosed by Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) of the Edo State Police Command, DSP Moses Nkombe.

He said that the suspected kidnappers were arrested in Delta State.

“We arrested them in their hideouts. We are making effort now to recover arms and other things. They were arrested in Delta State early Thursday morning and they were already in Benin before 5a.m. They have confessed to the crime. One of them who shot the policemen and the driver are among the people arrested,” he said.

Abelnewsng.com learnt that about N800,000 have been recovered from the wife of one of the suspects.

One of the suspects, who narrated how Dr. Ehanire was abducted, said they earlier attempted to carry out the abduction twice but were prevented by the presence of policemen.

The suspect added that it was during the third attempt they shot the three policemen and took their target away through the water ways and that they had attempted to burn the vehicle they used  for the operation but that there was no matches to set ablaze.

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