A National Youth Service Corps member in Osun State, Kenneth Arabame, has been arrested for the alleged kidnap of a 67-year-old woman at Ubiaja in Edo State.
Arabame, a graduate of Economics of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, was among five suspected kidnappers paraded by the State Security Service on Thursday in Benin.
Others paraded were Oboh Ikhuoria, a Banking and Finance graduate of AAU, Jimoh Edobor, Isioma Jato and Amos Peters.
According to the Edo State Director of the SSS, Bello Bakori, two other members of Arabame’s gang are serving different jail terms.
The suspects, however, denied involvement in the crime, saying they were only invited to ist in collecting ransoms or rescuing kidnapped victims.
Arabame claimed a friend invited him to Ubiaja to help in pushing the vehicle that was used in transporting a victim