Luck recently ran out on one of the gunmen who kidnapped two entertainers in Owerri, Imo State, after he was apprehended by SARS officials while trying to collect another N300k, after the initial N1.3m ransom paid.
The two entertainers, Ugo Stevenson and Izunna Obiakor, were said to have been driving home in the same vehicle, last week Wednesday, when some gunmen ambushed them in the World Bank area of Owerri and kidnapped them.
Stevenson, who said they were freed on Sunday, explained that their abductors blindfolded them and dropped them off in the Okuku area of the state, but Toyota Highlander jeeo belonging to izzuna was not realsed.
Sunday Okorie, one of the kidnappers, however, met his downfall after he called them again to pay extra N300k to bail the car.
They agreed then agreed to his proposal and scheduled a meeting time, during which SARS operatives nabbed him.
“Investigations are on going and the suspect would be charge to court thereafter” – police spokesman.