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‘My wife just had a baby’ – Bayelsa’s ‘big boy’ arrested in Abuja over kidnapping cries out

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  My wife just had a baby Bayelsa s big boy arrested in Abuja over kidnapping cries out

Detectives from the Bayelsa State Police Command have arrested a suspected kidnap kingpin identified as Johnny  Ewah, who had been on the wanted list of the police for various alleged abductions in the state.

It was learnt that the police operatives trailed Ewah, who goes by the alias ‘Lion’, to Abuja where they nabbed him on Saturday.

The suspect, who flaunts wealth on social media, is believed to be involved in several kidnap incidents around Yenagoa, the state capital.

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In a six-second clip that trended on social media at the weekend, Ewah, dressed in his pyjamas, was seen displaying few notes of foreign currency saying, “Get money for this life, hustle, hustle.”

However, another video of his arrest also surfaced at the weekend on social media.

In the 1:05-minute clip, a sobbing Ewa was seen wearing only pants, kneeling on the ground with his hands handcuffed, and apparently responding to questions by officers.

He said, “Please, forgive me. My wife just born sef.”

The voice of one of his victims, Danjuma, was also heard saying he identified the suspect when he and his gang members kidnapped him.

When contacted, the spokesman for the state Police Command, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the arrest of Ewa.

He said, “We are going to issue a statement tomorrow (Monday) or parade the suspect.”

 

(PUNCH)

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