Police Arrest Two Leaders Of Notorious Kidnap Gangs In Bayelsa


The military in Bayelsa State has arrested leaders of dual scandalous abduction gangs, Nelson Waripamo popularly famous as Mandela, and Jackson Dakolo.

Mandela, 34, and Dakolo, 35, both from Gbarantoru village in Yenagoa Local Government Area of a state, were identified as leaders of a kidnap gangs obliged for several armed robberies and high form abductions in a Bayelsa.

It was collected that some members of their gangs embody wanted boys from Azuzuama, Kokorose communities of Southern Ijaw and Okubie in Rivers State respectively.

The squad was pronounced to have separate after a disagreement over pity regulation adopted for monies done during operations.

Mandela’s squad was pronounced to be obliged for a May 26, 2019 abduction of Mrs Orela Oyibo, mother of a techer during a Niger Delta University.

Dakolo, who is a famous amicable figure in Yenagoa, was arrested while perplexing to secure a recover of his cousin arrested for armed robbery.

A policeman identified him as being obliged for a abduction of a late oil worker, Engr Duncan Eke, in Igbedi village of Southern Ijaw area of Bayelsa.

SaharaReporters gathered that a Dakolo and squad members shot Eke in a leg for a hostility of a family to compensate a N70m demanded as release money.

After 21 days in a kidnappers basement and array of his bare cinema taken to extort a family, a sum of N20m was paid to Dakolo’s gang.

Spokesperson for a military in Bayelsa, Asimin Butswat, reliable a growth and pronounced some-more sum will be done accessible later.