It has been reported that a female cook and two other men have been arrested over the kidnapping of Emmanuel Piopio in Delta State.
The victim was ambushing on Sunday along Ekwerhe road and drove him off in his Lexus ES360 saloon car which registration number is KWL 663 B.
It was said that the hoodlums later contacted one of his family members demanding ransom for his release.
A senior police officer at the Agbarho police station, who confirmed the arrest and subsequent rescue of the victim to Vanguard on Tuesday, February 9, gave the names of the two male suspects as; Ogaga Champion from Ododegho community and Evans Emogariemu from Oruorakpo community all in Ughelli North local government area of the state.
“After the victim was kidnapped, the matter was lodged at the Agbarho police station. Following intelligence information in partnership with the army and operatives of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, we were able to track the mobile number of one of the suspects,” the police source said.
“The arrest of the suspect further led to the arrest of other gang members at their den located inside the forest of Ophori-Agbarho community in Agbarho where the victim was being held. We were also able to rescue the victim who had already spent roughly two days in the den of the kidnappers while efforts are currently on towards the arrest of other flying members of the gang.” he added.