Lagos: Anti-Robbery team free kidnap victim

Nigeria Police
Nigeria Police

The police in Ogun have arrested one Odele Tosin for allegedly masterminding Friday’s kidnap of a teenage girl.

Eniola Oyekanmi, 12, was kidnapped at the Ketu area of Lagos State and taken to a hotel in Mowe from where the kidnappers contacted her family to demand ransom.

Unfortunately for the gang, Anti-Robbery team from Mowe Division got information of their whereabouts, stormed the place at the wee hours of yesterday and rescued the girl unscathed.

Tosin was arrested, while his accomplices fled the scene.

Contacted, the command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), said vigorous search was on for the fleeing suspects.

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“The girl was rescued around 1am unhurt. The Commissioner of Police (CP) Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered a serious manhunt for the escaped members of the gang.

“He also directed that the suspect be transferred to the anti-kidnapping unit at the command headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta for discreet investigation,” the spokesperson said.

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