Police parade suspects on wanted list in Bayelsa

Police parade suspects on wanted list in Bayelsa Suspected Kidnappers paraded by the Bayelsa State Police Command

The Bayelsa State police command has paraded four wanted suspects arrested for allegedly spearheading over 10 abductions in the past seven years across the state.

Others involved in cultism, unlawful possession of firearms, and pipeline vandalism are also on parade at the command headquarters in Yenagoa.


The four suspects alleged to be responsible for major kidnapping incidents across Bayelsa State are among over 15 suspects paraded by the state police command in Yenagoa.


flamboyant Social media big boy, John Ewa, popularly known as John Lyon is among the suspects traced to Abuja in a recent police crackdown on criminal syndicates.

The Bayelsa State Police Commissioner, Ben Okolo, says the wanted gang members are responsible for over 10 kidnap cases in the past seven years.


Confessing the crime, the suspects confirm the receipt of a million in ransom payments.

While assuring Bayelsa residents of continuous protection, the police chief says the suspects would be charged in court after due investigations are concluded.


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