Two persons, suspected to be child kidnappers, have been reportedly apprehended by the Nchia Security Council of Eleme Local Government Area, on Friday, July 21, 2023.
The suspects who were caught, allegedly assaulting a little girl who sells Garri at Pipeline, close to Zina Motel, were immediately handed over to the Eleme Police Division for further investigation and prosecution.
This is happening shortly after the LGA security team put up modalities to put a stop to the incidence of missing children in the area.
According to the SA on New Media to the Chairman of Eleme LGA, Mr. Godwin Stephen, the suspects after series of questioning, confessed to using rings discovered in their bags to hypnotize their victims.
Stephen stated that the suspects, “requested her to sell Garri to them after which they asked her to follow them to collect her money, on refusal to follow them, they started beating her up, this created public awareness and they were caught.”
Meanwhile, the local government authority has warned all those involved in any form of kidnapping or illegality to desist forthwith or be ready to face the consequence.