Some kidnappers lawlessly operating in the Niger Delta area of the South-south part of Nigeria have been confronted by security operatives with casualty recorded.
The corpse of one of the kidnappers
Reports from the Sapele area of Delta State reveals a kidnap syndicate has lost big during a botched operation.
According to a social media user who shared the news, a four man kidnap gang tried to abduct the wife of one Chief Thomas Ereyitomi, but unfortunately for them police intercepted them.
Three escaped, while one was killed during exchange of fire with police at Ajamoghan, Warri close to a business centre she operates.
Nigeria is currently battling with the problem of kidnapping as aggravated by the limited economic opportunities in Nigeria.