A man who was kidnapped in Anambra State last month secured his release only after paying a ransom and his vehicle was taken from him. Coincidentally, Delta police recently arrested a suspected kidnapper who was driving the victim’s Toyota car. The arrested suspect however claims that he actually bought the vehicle for ₦1.5million at Onitsha. It is such a confusing criminal case, isn’t it?
This is the suspected kidnapper who was arrested by Delta police for driving a victim’s Toyota car
DSP Bright Edafe, the PRO of Delta State police command has released more details on this car theft/ kidnapping case. In a statement released on September 21, the Delta police spokesperson confirmed that the suspect was apprehended in a hideout. The police identified the suspect as Onyeka Ozoh and he was said to be hiding in a location around Issele-Uku. His successful arrest was reportedly based on credible intelligence gathered by the Delta police.
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This is the Toyota car that belongs to a kidnap victim but was recovered from a man who claims to have bought it
According to Delta State police, the above Toyota vehicle was recovered from Onyeka Ozoh, a 30yrs-old kidnap suspect. The vehicle had no registration number and the suspect claims to have bought it in Onitsha for the sum of ₦1.5million. Unfortunately, investigations revealed that the car actually belongs to a kidnap victim. Delta police did not reveal the name of the kidnap victim but rather confirmed that the kidnappers took the vehicle from the victim. In fact, the vehicle was taken alongside a certain amount of money paid as ransom to secure the victim’s release. As of the time of writing this report, further investigations are still ongoing to dig out the root of this complex criminal case.