Abia State police command has confirmed the arrest of five men in connection with the alleged abduction of a boy from Umuoba, the headquarters of Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of the state.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ene Okon, confirmed the arrest in an interview with the newsmen in Aba.
Okon said that the suspects had also confessed to the crime.
He said that the suspects, who were arrested by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, were undergoing interrogation.
A reliable police source, which pleaded anonymity, told newsmen that the suspects were arrested on Monday morning in Isiala Ngwa north.
The source said that the suspects hail from Amaekpu Autonomous Community in the council area.