Anambra Police Commissioner, Mr Usman Gwari, said on Saturday in Aguleri, that the police had arrested two suspected kidnappers operating in the state.
Gwari, who addressed journalists in Aguleri, Anambra East Local Government Area, said they were arrested through the collaborative effort of the State Joint Security Operations.
According to him, one of the suspects, Okwuchukwu Nnagbo from Agu-Ukwu Nri, Anambra, was arrested at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.
The suspect was arrested with the assistance of the protocol department and staff of the airline while trying to board a flight to South Africa.
Gwari said the suspects would be prosecuted after investigation.
He assured that the police in Anambra were determined to rid the state of criminals and bad elements, and urged members of the public to continue to assist the police with useful information.
Reacting to the arrest, Governor Willie Obiano thanked the police for efforts at combating crime in the state.
He reiterated the determination of the state government to combat crime and create enabling environment for investment