Police arrest three kidnappers in Lagos

The Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has nabbed three suspected kidnappers and seven others in the Mushin area of the state.

The development is contained in a statement the command issued to newsmen in Lagos on Monday, adding that it (the police) also impounded 29 motorcycles in the state during the weekend.

“The three kingpins and the seven suspects whose identity are still being kept under wraps as a result of continuing investigation were picked up in separate locations in Mushin on Saturday evening. The arrest is a follow-up to an earlier discrete investigations by the squad’s Decoy Team to Eko Boys.” The statement reads.

According to the statement the impoundment of 29 motorcycles on Friday evening was to reduce the reported incidences of traffic robbery and in enforcement of the restriction order of the State Government on the corridor for motor cyclists.

The motorcycles were impounded on BRT lane in Ikeja Along and Ile Zik as well as Allen Junction, which are restricted routes for motorcycles.

CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi stated that those who flout the laws of the state would be made to face the full wrath of it.

He disclosed that the enforcement of the restriction of motor cyclists would continue while stating that robbery in notorious spots on the corridor would reduce as soon the mode of escape for robbers in the area is taken away.

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