Two arrested for demanding N3m ‘salary’
Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team have arrested two suspected members of the Amalgamated Niger Delta Avengers, Lovegod Chinuzioke and Justice Okolo.
The suspects had reportedly written to an oil company, Niger Delta Petroleum Resources, at Obumeze community, in the Ahoada Local Government Area of Rivers State, demanding N20m payment and another N3m on a monthly basis.
The suspects, who were arrested on Wednesday, reportedly threatened to kidnap workers of the company and blow up its facilities if their demands were not met.
Our correspondent learnt that 27-year-old Chinuzioke, a native of the community, came up with the plan and got phone numbers of some senior personnel of the company.
A senior police officer told PUNCH Metro that detectives went after the suspects after the company reported.
“They were arrested, while a phone used to send the threat messages was recovered from them,” the source said.
The source explained that Chinuzioke was just released from a prison in Port Harcourt for criminal offences, adding that effort had been intensified to arrest other fleeing suspects.
Click>>> HERE >>>to advertise with us
Win your Court cases today, Get Affordable Supreme Court Law Reports >> CLICK HERE
Get all the decisions of the Court of Appeal with a CLICK...... Visit Court of Appeal Reports Nigeria.
BESTSELLER: Get A-Z of contemporary laws of ELECTRONIC EVIDENCE in Nigeria By Alaba Omolaye-Ajileye. To ORDER, sms or call : +2347063666998, +2348159307051 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Supreme Court Judgments on Lands (1907-2013) and Nigerian Company Law Cases (1945-2016) are going for 90k each set instead of 120k per set.The Reports contain valuable and uncommon locus classicus for Legal research, opinion, and advocacy. Grab your copy now!!! Call 09091130714 or 07084004038