It was a huge breakthrough for security agencies in Abia state as they have nabbed a notorious kidnapper that has been terrorizing Aba and other neighboring states.
The kidnapper simply identified as Echendu, is linked to several kidnapping activities, including being behind the death of a well-known businessman from Ekwulumili, Anambra state.
Echendu had gone to Umunka, Ala Ojiegbe; Asa Nnentu with his group to kidnap some school children.
It was learnt that he had succeeded in carrying out the act, before the tricycle operator summoned courage and grabbed one of them that eventually became Echendu.
The tricycle operator after grabbing him, raised alarm which attracted passersby who came to his rescue.
The prompt arrival of soldiers at the venue scared away his group from reprisal and killing of the suspect.
The soldiers were said to have handed him over to the police whose duties is to prosecute the suspect.
Echendu who gave his name to security agents as Jonathan dresses like a woman to beat security checks having being on their wanted list.
Abia State Commissioner of Police, CP Eneh Okon confirmed that the suspect was in their custody.