Darlington Olewumbu, an individual from an infamous hijacking group that has been on the needed rundown of the Intelligence Response Team, IRT of the Nigerian Police, has been captured by men of the Abia state police command.
Affirming his capture, the representative of the Abia state police order, Ene Okon, said Olewumbu was captured by a group of investigators drove by the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Ndiegoro Division SP Alphonsus Ayang, at Agu Street, Ndiegoro community.
Items recovered from the suspect include one locally-made revolver pistol with live ammunition, one locally-made double-barrel shotgun and 6 live cartridges.
Upon his capture, the suspect admitted that his group were tied in with setting out on another kidnapping mission before he was nabbed.
Okon said efforts are being made towards the arrest of the other members of the gang. He added that Olewumbu will be charged to court once investigations are completed.