Police To Arraign Kidnap Kingpin John Lyon, Gang

Police To Arraign Kidnap Kingpin John Lyon, Gang | Daily Report Nigeria

kidnap suspect John Lyon, a notorious kidnapper, is set to be arraigned before the law court by the Bayelsa State police command.

Lyon for Cross Rivers State in the Akwagom-Eruan Community of Boki local government would be arraigned on Wednesday, November 30.

It was gathered that his coming arraignment was made known in a statement issued by Asinim Butswat, the Bayelsa state police command spokesperson.

The statement indicated that Lyon, who was famous for his lavish lifestyle on social media would be docked for arraignment alongside his accomplices at the High Court 6, Yenogoa, including his gang leader, Emmanuel Angase.

The statement read:

The celebrity kidnapper John Ewa ‘aka’ John Lyon and others will be arraigned in High Court 6, Yenagoa, today 30 November 2022, by 0900 hours.”

Recall that the 30-year-old Lyon came to public notice when a video of him surfaced on social media where he was dancing and spraying hard currency.

Thereafter, Lyon was apprehended by the Nigerian Police alongside his accomplices.

The suspects then were paraded afterward at the police command, where Lyon confessed that he had been involved with multiple kidnap operations.

He had also confessed that he gave out information that led to the kidnap of his former boss, Danjuma Omeje whom they collected N45 million for his freedom.

Lyon claimed after the operation’s success, they gave Omeja N1.5 million as medical treatment fee for his haling mother.

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