Herbalist, two others arrested for kidnapping in Anambra
The Anambra State Department of Security Service has arrested three suspects in connection with the abduction of one Charles Onyido at Ogbunike, Oyi local government area of the state.
The suspects were also accused of kidnapping an Onitsha based legal practitioner, Ejike Efobi at Nkpor, in Idemili North local government area on June 5.
The State Director of DSS, Mr. Alex Okeiyi, told reporters on Wednesday that the suspects had demanded a ransom of N100 million from the victim’s family before he could be released.
The suspects include a 68- year – old Ajana Onyibor from Igbakwu, Ayamelum council area, whose shrine was where the victim was kept for three days before his rescue.
According to the DSS, the herbalist provided spiritual protection to members of the gang and he was arrested through the help of Oyi vigilance group and policemen in the area.
Other members of the gang are 25- year -old Chukwuebuka Okafor (a.k.a- Ichafu, head scarf) and Ernest Elem (a.k.a Lamborghini).