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2 in Police Net over alleged Kidnapping of 2-Year-Old Boy

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Two suspected kidnappers, Sa’ad Ahmed Baba, 57 and his accomplice Halima Abubakar, 25, who allegedly conspired and kidnapped 2-Year-Old boy, Ridwan Ibrahim have been arrested by Operatives of the Delta State Command of Nigeria Police.

DSP Bright Edafe, Police Public Relations Officer, Delta State Command made this known in a statement issued on Saturday.

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He said on 3rd August, 2023, at about 1100hrs, the Command received information from a resident of Jaret in Asaba, that on 2nd August,2023, her child Ridwan Ibrahim ‘m’ aged 2yrs went missing while playing with other children in the compound of her sister whom she went to visit.

DSP Edafe said based on the information, the Commissioner of Police Delta State CP Wale Abass detailed operatives of SIB to embark on an intelligence-led investigation.

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He noted that the team swung into action, analyzing the phone conversation of some suspected person.

Consequently, revealed that on 3rd Aug, 2023, two suspects namely Mallam Sa’ad Ahmed Baba ‘m’ aged 57yrs of No 12 Lagos Street, cable point Asaba and Halima Abubakar ‘f’ aged 25ys of Jaret cable point Asaba were arrested, and the child was rescued at Issele-Asagba where they hid the child.

He added that investigation is ongoing.

Mr Edafe similarly said on 3rd Aug 2023 at about 0700hrs, the DPO Orerokpe received information that one Ifeoma Sunday ‘m’ A’K’A COCO, a suspected notorious cultist who has been terrorizing Aghalokpe community and also wanted for his involvement in an earlier reported case of attempted murder, Arson, Armed Robbery, was sighted in the community parading with a gun.

Suspected Paraded
Suspected Paraded

“The DPO Orerokpe mobilized and led patrol teams to the community where the suspect was arrested and one locally made cut-to-size single-barrel gun, one expended cartridge were recovered from him.

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“The suspect and exhibit are in custody while investigation is ongoing.” The PPRO stated.

CP Wale abass urged parents and guardians to be cautious and pay close attention to their children and wards in order not to fall victim while assuring residents that the Command will not allow these criminal syndicates to thrive in the State.

The CP therefore called for support from members of the public especially in the area of providing credible, timely, and useful information that will aid in crime fighting to the Police.



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