Police in Lagos Arrest Notorious Kidnappers, Rescue Victim



Rescued victim in hospital

Rescued victim in hospital

The Nigeria Police, Lagos State Command, said it has arrested two notorious Kidnappers at Elemoro, Ajah Lagos state.

In a statement by Mr. Chike Oti, Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, the criminals met their waterloo at Elemoro, while escaping with their victim, one Mrs. Mildred Mbajiorgu.

The tight security network emplaced in Lagos state by the Command Commissioner of Police, CP. Edgal Imohimi, did the magic as the Divisional Police Officer, Elemoro tapped into it to get the suspects arrested.

Gang leader

Gang leader

According to the DPO, SP Mohammed Shehu Limawa, he received a distress call from a lady who told him that she heard the voice of a woman crying for help in a dark blue Gulf 3 car.

She also gave the registration number of the car as KRD 845 EC. The DPO quickly alerted one of the Anti crime patrol teams along the route taken by the Kidnappers and instructed the policemen to slow down traffic to about 20km per hour.

The hoodlums ran into the gridlock and were arrested by the policemen who were in the waiting for them. The victim was rescued and taken to the hospital to treat the injury inflicted on her forehead by the criminals, using the butt of a locally made pistol.

Meanwhile, the suspects by names, Igwe Sunday, age 28years and Chukwuemeka Bright, 21 years, together with the locally made pistol recovered from them have been handed over to the operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) for further investigation.

The Commissioner of Police used the opportunity to warn criminals and would be criminals that Lagos is too hot for them.

He further stated that they should learn from the fate of those who had had tried his resolve to rid Lagos off criminals.


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