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Police nab suspected kidnappers, rescue abducted student in Lagos

The police command in Lagos says it arrested two suspects, Bolajoko Haruna and Adamaka Chinyere, for abducting a female student.

• February 21, 2024
Lagos commissioner of Police Idowu Owohunwa
Lagos commissioner of Police Idowu Owohunwa

The police command in Lagos says it arrested two suspects, Bolajoko Haruna and Adamaka Chinyere, for abducting a female student.

The command’s spokesman, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest on the post he shared on his verified X handle @benHundeyin on Wednesday.

He said the suspects were arrested based on a tip-off by observant citizens.

“Ikotun Police Division received information from some community members about the presence of strange people moving around their neighbourhood suspiciously. 

“The police moved in discreetly, quick enough to rescue a secondary school student they had tricked into their car and abducted. Their tinted Toyota Camry car has also been impounded,’’ Mr Hundeyin said.

According to him, the suspects will be arraigned after the conclusion of the investigation.

The police spokesman said the student had been reunited with her family.

He urged the public to teach their children not to follow strangers. 

(NAN)

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