The Bayelsa State Police Command, on Saturday, said it arrested three suspected kidnappers in Yenagoa, the state capital.
It said the suspects were arrested at their hideout in the Biogbolo community following a tip-off.
Items such as nine-millimetre ammunition, a red Toyota Camry car with a mutilated number plate, and N1 million cash were said to have been recovered from the suspects.
A statement by the spokesman for the Command, Asinim Butswat, read in part, “The suspects; Emmanuel Ebisco ‘m’ 38 years, Williams Zikena ‘m’ 39 years, Ekparola Okumo ‘m’ 35 years, were arrested at their hideout at Biogbolo community, Yenagoa, following a tip-off that they wanted to procure an AK-47 rifle to carry out a kidnap.
“The suspects have volunteered useful information and are assisting the police in the investigation. They will be charged to court at the conclusion of the investigation.”