The Lagos State Police Command has rescued a 2-year-old, Roqibat Raji from kidnappers’ den at Odokekere in Ogun State.
Edgal Imohimi, the State Commissioner of Police, told journalists in a press statement that on June 22, one Aminat Abidoye of No.12, Kassim Adeboye St., Jerry Farm, Odongunyan reported to the police that her 2-year-old daughter was missing.
Imohimi said “Immediately, I ordered the Anti-kidnap Squad to deploy all necessary assets to make sure the victim was rescued and the suspect arrested.
“The community policing structure which had been put in place led the police to a village at Odokekere in Ogun State where the suspect was arrested and Raji was rescued.
“The suspect however confessed to the crime, saying that she committed the crime because her only child was taken away from her.” he added.
The CP further said that the victim had been reunited with her parents and that the suspect would be charged to court.
In a similar development, policemen attached to Iju Police Division have rescued one Balarabe from five suspected kidnappers who claimed to be members of Oodua People’s Congress, OPC.