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Thursday, 01 December 2022 12:12

Suspected kidnapper, John Lyon and his accomplice plead not guilty in court

Suspected 'celebrity kidnapper,' John Ike Lyon, and his accomplice, Emmanuel Angase, have pleaded not guilty to a 14-count charge bordering on conspiracy to commit felony, kidnapping, and armed robbery filed against them before the  Bayelsa State Judiciary Complex, Yenagoa.

Recall that Lyon who used to be a cleaner in a bank, and the other suspects, were arrested in September this year over allegations of carrying out series of kidnappings in the state.

They were also charged on eight counts of “kidnapping contrary to Section 2 sub (1) of the  Kidnapping and Other Offences Laws of Bayelsa State 2013,” and a further two counts of armed robbery, contrary to Section 329 sub (2 ) of the criminal code law, cap ‘C’ of Bayelsa State, 2006.”

John Lyon started crying and protesting that his health condition in police custody is deteriorating.

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