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Just In: Police nabs three suspects in Igbo Nla school kidnap

Security operatives of the Inspector General of Police’ (IGP) Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have apprehended three suspects suspected to be members of the gang that kidnapped six pupils of Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, have been arrested by operatives.
The suspects, Egelu Endurance, aka Jubby, Stanley Yomi Irabomini (Powei), and Bentel Endurance, all from Ovia South LGA, were arrested Tuesday evening in Benin City, Edo State, The Nation learnt.
The arrest of the suspects is coming dew days after parents of the kidnapped pupils said they were yet to hear from the kidnappers, adding that the number militants used to contact them was no longer going through.
The  Nation reported that the IRT operatives led by Abba Kyari, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) arrested the three suspects who left the creek and went to Edo State to visit a gang member who was injured during gun battle with security forces.
According to the police, the suspects confessed to have participated in several high profile kidnappings in the southern region.
It was gathered that they conformed the location of the students to the police.
A source who spoke to The Nation said: “they confessed to have participated in various kidnappings of prominent personalities in Lagos and Ogun State including the Oniba of Iba, Turkish School, Isheri landlords and Epe School children.
“The suspects claimed they came to Benin to see their injured colleague and also relax for a while before going back to the creek.”Serious efforts to arrest remaining gang members and rescue the school children in progress.”
More updates to follow.



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