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Police Arrest Suspected Kidnapper While Repairing Operational Vehicle At Mechanic Workshop In Delta

Operatives trailed the suspect to a mechanic workshop in Warri where he had gone to repair the vehicle used in the operation.



The suspect, Godspower Omosomvofa

A suspected kidnapper identified as Godspower Omosomvofa, abducted a young man in Ughelli Local Government Area has been arrested by operatives in Delta State.

Acting spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, disclosed this in a statement said the suspect and members of his gang kidnapped one Tayo Badamosi along Ughelli road last month.

Edafe said operatives trailed the suspect to a mechanic workshop in Warri where he had gone to repair the vehicle used in the operation.


“On the 6/5/2021 at about 0837hrs, a distress caller from Felix Ibru Street Osubi reported that his son Tayo Badamasi was kidnapped in the early hours of same date in front of their house along Ughelli road Agbarho by unknown gun men operating with black Toyota Corolla car with Reg no YEN 346 LE black in colour,” Edafe stated.

“The through High tech intelligence gathering, trailed the gang to cemetery road Warri. The DPOS Agbaro Division and ‘A’ Division Warri in a combined effort detailed patrol teams from their respective divisions went after the . The unrelenting effort of the patrol teams forced the to abandon their victim and fled in their operational vehicle

“The DPO ‘A’ Division Warri CSP TY Mahmud never relented continued to be on the trail of the . On the 30/6/2021, the effort of the paid off when the ‘A’ Division Warri Rapid Response team through High tech Intelligence trailed the to a mechanic workshop, where one of the suspect Godspower Omosomvofa ‘m’ 39yrs of Otokutu community in Ughelli LGA went to repair their operational vehicle

“The suspect was quickly rounded and arrested. The black Toyota Corolla car with Reg. No. YEN 346 LA used by the hoodlums in perpetrating their nefarious activities vehicle has been impounded. The victim has identified both the suspect and also the vehicle which they used in kidnapping him. Manhunt for the other members of the gang is ongoing,” he added.

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