PHOTO: Benue Guy Arrested In Connection With The Kidnapping Of Godwin Emefiele's Wife
Lance Corporal Edwin George serving in 122D30 HowReg Maiduguri Army Barrack, was arrested by the police on the 5th of October, 2016 at about 1 pm in Otukpo in connection with the kidnapping of the CBN Governor’s wife in Edo state.
He was the last to be arrested of the 3 Army personnel that were involved in the kidnapping.
According to police sources who spoke to IPN, the suspect was tracked to Otukpo, his hometown, where he went to show off the new Honda car he bought with his share of the Ransom.
He was surprised by men of the IRT with Technical Intelligence Support from TIU and arrested. The sum of N1.1m was also recovered from him.
Meanwhile, N4m cash was recovered from Lance Corporal Musa Maidabara when he was arrested in the Army Barrack at Onitsha while a new Honda Accord Car was recovered from Ernest Anthony.
So far the sum of N14.725 Million along with 2 cars has been recovered from the 9 suspects in the police net.
A serious effort is underway to arrest the two remaining suspects on the run.