THE Nigerian Police Force on Wednesday arrested kidnappers of some residents of Isheri estate in Lagos State.
A statement issued by Don Awunah, Force Public Relations Officer and made available to Realnews today said that “the invigorated Intelligence Response Team, IRT, under the auspices of the office of the inspector general of police launched a massive onslaught on the kidnappers of some residents of an estate in Isheri area of Lagos state. This yielded prompt result as the hoodlums were eventually arrested.”
This feat was achieved as a result of due diligence and intelligence led policing exhibited by members of the Force and the zeal shown by public spirited citizens to rid our society of crime.
It will be recalled that some residents of an Estate in Isheri area of Lagos state were kidnapped on September 27, and were subsequently released by their abductors.
The arrested suspects are Natei Okunna (gang leader), James Kegbe, also known as JJ, ThankGod Segede, and Trust Bourdilon.
The suspects were arrested at different locations where they had gone to spend their share of the ransom. They, in the course of investigation, volunteered confessional statements admitting their involvement in the kidnap incident.
The inspector general of police also restated the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force to fight crime, especially the prevalent scourge of kidnapping to a bearable and tolerable state.
He urged Nigerians to always be law abiding and to see themselves as stakeholders in this noble cause.
— Oct 12, 2016 @ 14:58 GMT