An alleged member of a notorious kidnapping gang has been arrested by soldiers of the Nigerian Army in Aba.
Before the arrest, the suspect had been on the wanted list of the police for various crimes perpetrated by him and his gang.
The suspect identified as Phyno was arrested in a hotel situated at the outskirts of Aba by soldiers attached to 144 Battalion, Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State.
Phyno who was arrested in his hideout after a robbery operation in Aba
According to The Nation reports, “He snatched a motorbike from somebody at Uratta junction before he was apprehended by soldiers. Information has it that he was in a hotel (outside Aba main town).
“On getting the information, soldiers traced him to the said hotel in mufti where he (the kidnap kingpin) was picked”.
As soldiers attached to 144 Battalion apprehended a notorious member of a kidnapping gang, a pregnant woman in distress was also saved by soldiers of the Battalion on routine patrol at Uratta Area of Aba
The incident, it was gathered, happened at about 11 am near the ever-busy Uratta junction off Aba-Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway.
The soldiers rushed her to a private hospital where they made cash deposit for her treatment.