Policemen attached to the Divisional Police Station, Sagbama in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have arrested two suspected kidnappers.
They were assisted by some community youths and vigilante of Adagbabiri community in the local government area.
The suspects Odulima Igbogiri of Okogbie community and Moses Joshua of Ahoada Town, both in Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State were both arrested at Adagbabiri while planning to kidnap a resident of the community.
Spokesman of the State Police Command, SP Asinim Butswat, said in a statement on Saturday, September 18, that the suspects stabbed two policemen and a youth, while resisting arrest, adding that the injured officers were responding to treatment at the Sagbama General Hospital.
Butswat said: “Operatives of Sagbama Divisional Police Station, in collaboration with community youths and vigilante members of Adagbabiri community of Sagbama Local Government Area have arrested two suspected kidnappers.
“The suspects namely Odulima
Igbogiri of Okogbie community and Moses Joshua of Ahoada Town both in Ahoada West LGA of Rivers State, were arrested at Adagbabiri while planning to kidnap someone in the community.
“The suspects stabbed two police officers and one community youth, while resisting arrest. The injured officers are responding to treatment at the Sagbama General hospital.
“The suspects are being interrogated, while investigations are ongoing”.