Police nab 2 suspects over Isheri kidnap

Two suspected members of the gang that kidnapped three landlords and their physical trainer near Lekki Gardens Estate, Isheri along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have been arrested by the police.

Metro gathered that the suspects were arrested by the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team.

The suspects were reportedly arrested in Ondo State where they temporarily relocated to after the Isheri operation.

One of the arrested suspects was identified as James Kegbe alias JJ, an indigene of Arogbo in Ese Odo of Ondo State.

A police source said the suspect was on a spending spree in Ore.

He was alleged to have confessed to the kidnap, explaining that he was given N1.2 million as his share of the total ransom of N12 million paid on the victims.

JJ reportedly confessed to the police team that he was part of the gang that abducted the landlords and equally confessed to have shared from the ransom.

It was gathered that JJ was cooperating with the police team as he was said to have identified other members of his gang as Julius, Victor, Trust, Senior Man, John and Prince

Efforts are on to arrest other members of the gang as the IGP team is reportedly spreading its dragnet to arrest the fleeing members.