Man nabbed for allegedly attempting to 'lure' three children selling sachet water in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Vigilante Service has apprehended a man, Ebere Nwosu for allegedly attempting to abduct three minors along the popular Tombia-Etegwe roundabout axis of the state capital, Yenagoa.

The 49-year-old suspect was apprehended at about 5pm on Monday, February 21, after operatives of the vigilante service closely observed his "unusual" interaction with the minors who were hawking satchet water.

The operatives stationed at Tombia roundabout noticed that the suspect was engaging the minors; Rejoice Efe, 11, and Success Obaru; 12, from Delta State, conversation and making several phone calls to an unknown person.

The Chairman Vigilante Service, Hon. Doubiye Alagba, who confirmed the development, said the suspect was observed by the men of the vigilante group stationed at the Tombia-etegwe roundabout area.

He said that after several minutes of observation from a distance, one of his men approached the suspect to ask what he wanted with the children.

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