‘Kidnapper’ Who Flaunts Dollars on Social Media Arrested, Weeps in Police Custody, Video Trends Online

‘Kidnapper’ Who Flaunts Dollars on Social Media Arrested, Weeps in Police Custody, Video Trends Online

  • The police have arrested an alleged kidnapper, identified simply as John Lyon who flaunted wads of cash, dollar notes to be precise, on social media
  • The authorities nabbed Lyon after the video of his activities went viral on the internet and thereby caught the attention of Nigerians as well as the Force
  • Meanwhile, a video of Lyon is also gaining massive attention online as he was seen weeping, claiming to be innocent, noting he has no idea of what he was being accused of

Video footage of John Lyon, an alleged kidnapper weeping like a child in police custody, is trending online, Daily Trust reported.

In the video, the suspect popularly known as “Lion White” was shirtless, putting on only boxers.

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Police arrest John Lyon, an alleged kidnapper from Bayelsa. Photo credit: CHIOMA KANU
Source: UGC

Lyon pleads for mercy

Without both hands chained, Lyon pleaded for mercy, saying he was only involved in kidnap operation twice.

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He also asked to be released because his wife just put to bed.

A voice suspected to be that of a detective asked the suspect in pidgin,

“So, are you saying it is only two persons you have joined your gang to kidnap?” to which he responded, “Yes, sir.”, and the policeman concluded, “You are a liar!”

One of Lyon's victim raised an alarm

However, a man who claimed to be one of his victims challenged Lyon that he saw him while he was in captivity.

Lyon, who continued weeping paused for a while and said, “Oga, I don’t know anything about your matter.”

But the man stood his ground before the footage, which has attracted several comments on social media, ended.

The video of the flexing notorious kidnapper from Bayelsa was shared online by a netizen

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Nigerians react

Nigerians took to the Facebook page of Legit.ng and reacted to the development.

Ameh Mercy wrote:

"He was even saying they should forgive him that his wife just put to bed.
"He should Ask Evans the kidnapper how Mkt."

Usman Yunus queried:

"Where are those people who have been tapping from his grace?

Bashorun Olayinka said:

"Mumu guy, your hands are not clean and you are flaunting dollars on the social media, you cause your arrest."

Muhammed Faruk noted:

"People who always tap this guy blessings are going back to his Facebook wall to untap"

Obiagwu Stanley Obinna stated:

"Hustle oo hustle ooo
"This word has put a lot of people into trouble.
"Someone who does nothing legal for a living will be shouting hustle ooo. Just to intimidate the JUST man."

Isa Musa said:

"Make I just dey manage my small legit job ooo. Those were you wan be like na kidnappers and armed robbers oo."

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Ola Ebuka noted

"A good example of 99 days for the thief and just one day for the owner!!
"Enjoy your judgement."

Wife arranged kidnap of her husband because he refused to sleep with her

In what can be described as another terrible incident in Nigeria, a woman has been arrested for colluding with others to kidnap her husband.

The 40-year-old woman, Joy Sunday, in her confession claimed that she committed the act because she was starved for love and care by her husband.

She was arrested by the Akwa Ibom Police Command.

Expose kidnappers, criminals and get this reward, APC governor makes promise to citizens

The Ondo state government has promised an incentive of N50,000 to indigenes who assist security agencies in arresting criminals, especially kidnappers.

This was agreed upon on Tuesday, August 16, during the weekly State Executive Council meeting, held in Akure.

Bamidele Ademola-Olateju, the commissioner for information and orientation, after the meeting, told journalists that the resolution is aimed at encouraging the participation of citizens with useful and timely information about criminal activities across the state.

Source: Legit.ng

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