The police in Asaba, Delta state capital, have foiled a suspected kidnap and ritual attempt on a young girl.
The girl, it was gathered was coming from the popular Ogbegonogo market on Thursday, along the Nnebisi road to Summit road.
It was learnt that the girl whose identity is yet unknown boarded a tricycle, popularly known as Keke, on her way from the market when two other boys joined her from both sides, leaving the innocent girl in the middle.
The suspected yahoo boys met their waterloo when their victim who signaled the Keke operator that she wanted to step down by Jesus Saves Junction refused to stop, forcing her to raise alarm which attracted mobile police on patrol and sympathizers to chase after them.
It was gathered that the suspected yahoo boys hypnotized (charmed) their victim which made her temporarily lose memory after she raised the alarm.
The police in their swift response intercepted and apprehended the suspected kidnappers cum yahoo boys.
An eyewitness said one of them in a bid to disappear threw a ring suspected to be magic ring in his mouth and attempted to vanish but the police diffused the charm.
Irate youths who gathered at the scene made efforts to go on jungle justice but the police prevented them.
One of the boys was identified to be owner of a Jeep.
As at the time of filing this report, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Chuks Orisewezie, said he has not gotten the information.