A notorious kidnap kingpin, John Lyon, popularly known as ‘Lion’ has been arrested in Abuja by the Federal Capital Territory Police Command.
Naija News understands that the suspect, who was traced and arrested in Abuja, is among the kidnap gangs terrorising Bayelsa State and its environs.
In a viral video, Lyon confessed that he has only participated in the abduction of two people, adding that he was not the ring leader of the crime syndicate.
The kidnap suspect pleaded for forgiveness from security operatives and an indicter, saying his wife just delivered a baby.
Details of his arrest are still sketchy as of the time of filing its report.
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16-year-old Girl Goes Missing After Visiting Facebook Friend In Abuja
Meanwhile, a 16-year-old girl identified as Chidinma Anita Chukwudum has gone missing after visiting an unknown friend in Abuja.
Naija News understands that Anita, who resides with her family in Festac town Lagos state was last seen on September 18.
Confirming the development to reporters, Anita’s mother, Mrs Uche Chukwudum said that her daughter finished secondary school this year, wrote JAMB, had a good score and was about to gain admission into the Lagos State University LASU.
She disclosed that her daughter secretly packed her bags last Sunday without telling anyone and left the family house for Abuja.
Mrs Chukwudum explained that they later discovered that Anita had been chatting with a person on Facebook who promised to take her to Germany for greener pastures and decided to pack her bags and moved to Abuja to meet with the unknown friend.
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