Kidnappers Free DPO After N3 Million Ransom
A Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Delta State allegedly kidnapped at the weekend has regained freedom.
The victim identified as Mr. Okoro, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), headed Galilee Police Station, Ute-Ogbeje Community in Ika North East L.G.A
The Nation learnt that the victim was freed after a ransom of N3 million was paid.
The police officer was kidnapped between Onicha-Ugbo and Issele-Uku along the Benin-Onitsha expressway by gunmen, who shot sporadically before whisking him to unknown destination.
It was gathered that the victim was freed Sunday after the ransom was dropped at a location.
But Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adeyinka Adeleke denied the incident.
He stated it was the DPO’s friend that was kidnapped.
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