By John Oburhie




The suspects as paraded by police

The suspects as paraded by police

The Police in Effurun have arrested two suspected criminals who specialize in kidnapping and terrorizing innocent citizens in Effurun and environs.

The suspects were identified as Emmanuel Ogbeni, 28, and Osifo Enakirhua, 30; were arrested in a hideout at Alaka area of PTI Road, Effurun, a Police statement said.

The statement which was signed by Mr Emeka Ihenacho, PPRO Zone 5, Benin added that they were arrested in connection of the kidnapping of Mr Blessing Dukuye and his wife at DSC Roundabout on New Year Day.

One Mr David Tega had also alerted the police of threat by the suspect, Emmanuel Ogbeni to assassinate him and his family.

Mr Tega described the suspect as a dangerous criminal and political thug and hailed the police for the arrest.

According to the police, the suspects will be charged for kidnapping and other criminal offences.