The Police Command in Rivers says a most wanted and notorious kidnapper, Ekweme Ike, known as Lucifer has been killed by men of Operation Sting.
DSP Nnamdi Omoni, the Command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), disclosed this in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Monday.
Omoni said that the deceased was responsible for all the kidnappings and hijacking of commercial buses on the Ndele axis of the East/West Road.
He stated that the entire Rundele community had been thrown into a wild jubilation as a result of his death.
Omoni said that efforts were on to arrest his accomplices, adding that the operation was led by the Commander of Operation Sting, ACP Shem Evans