Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have arrested a suspected kidnapper identified as John Lyon who operates in Bayelsa State.
The spokesperson for the Bayelsa State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the arrest of the suspect on Sunday in Yenagoa, saying he was apprehended on September 15 and remains in the command’s custody, with more details about his arrest to be provided today Monday.
Lyon who is known to flaunt his wealth on social media is alleged to be involved in several abductions within the Bayelsa State capital. He confessed to kidnapping, although he claimed he joined the criminal group to carry out two operations.
Lyon was also seen in a viral video begging for forgiveness for the crimes he was accused of, saying his wife had just delivered a baby.