The Ebonyi police command on Friday stated it arrested two suspects for allegedly abducting two youngsters on the Agubia neighborhood, Ikwo Native Authorities Space of the state.
Mr Loveth Odah, Spokesperson of the command made this identified at a information convention on Friday in Abakaliki.
Odah stated the youngsters, Tochukwu, 5, Knowledge, 4, had additionally been rescued by the command.
He stated one other youngster, merely known as Sopuruchi, 8, kidnapped about two weeks in the past at Igbaegu in Izzi Native Authorities Space of the state, was additionally within the command’s custody.
He stated Sopuruchi was rescued in Enugu after she was deserted by her abductors.
He stated the rescue of the youngsters and arrest of the suspects was made potential by the assistance of members of the general public.
“The primary two youngsters had been kidnapped yesterday, (Thursday) and had been additionally rescued the identical day. Sopuruchi, a feminine, who was additionally rescued was kidnapped about two weeks in the past.
“The command obtained a misery name, on reaching there, we noticed Tochukwu and Knowledge with the suspects (a person and girl).
“The suspects had been arrested whereas the youngsters had been rescued from the suspects. The suspects are right here in our custody and they’re present process interrogations.
“One of many youngsters informed the police that their abductors enticed them with biscuits and took them away,” Odah stated.
Mr Ogbonnaya Eze, the daddy of Tochukwu and Knowledge thanked the police for rescuing his youngsters alive.
“The police have executed nicely, I’m pleased and I thank God that my youngsters are alive,” Eze stated.