Rivers Police storm kidnappers den, rescue Lebanese film actor, arrest suspect


The Rivers State Police Command has rescued kidnapped Lebanese national, Mr. Bilal Nosser, a Nollywood film actor, popularly known as Mr. B, who resides in Owerri, Imo state.

THE DAILY VENDOR reports that the kidnappers abducted Mr B. from Owerri and took him to their den in Etche Local Government Area of Rivers state.

According to a statement by the Rivers State’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, operatives from the Okehi Police Station led by the DPO, in a sting operation last night stormed a forest in Ndashi, Etche Local Government Area, where they rescued Mr Bilal Nosser, popularly known as Mr B, a renowned Nollywood actor, who was kidnapped at the early hours of yesterday in Imo State and taken to a forest in Ndashi, where he was rescued by the DPO and his team.

DSP Omoni further disclosed that, in the course of his rescue, a member of the gang, by name Nwagor Faith ‘m’ from Etche, who was keeping watch over the kidnapped victim, was arrested while others took to their heels.

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Adding that, the suspect has made useful confessions and named other members of his kidnap gang.

Omoni however said, efforts have been intensified to arrest his fleeing members and recover their operational weapons.

Adding that, the Toyota Venza car belonging to the victim has been recovered by the command.

The State’s Police Commissioner, CP Joseph G. Mukan, therefore appeal to the public, particularly the residents of Etche and Omuma LGAs to increase their security consciousness and promptly report any suspicious movements and characters to the Police through the following security numbers:

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