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2 arrested over abduction of fire service boss, six others

Lolo Ayaba

Operatives of the Lagos State Police command have arrested two suspects in connection with the abduction of Rasaki Musibau, Director Lagos State Fire Service and Six Others.

The suspects, Blessing Bayo (29) and Smart Alfred (32) both of Arogbo, Ondo State were arrested on Wednesday April 10th at about 5:30am, at Ibafun along Ikorodu- Ijebu Ode Express Way, which is a boundary community with Ogun State.

2 arrested over abduction of fire service boss, six others
The kidnap suspects

It was learned that their arrest was as a result of a sustained and well coordinated operations by the Command’s Tactical teams led by the Officer in Charge of Anti Kidnapping Unit, SP Bulus R Musa.

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Note that the Director of Lagos State Fire Service and six others who were abducted on Saturday April 6th at Ketu-Ereyun, Ikorodu were rescued unhurt on Tuesday April 9th, at about 11.45pm.
All victims have since been reunited with their families.

Confirming their arrest, DSP Bala Elkana Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State said the ” two members of the kidnapping gang who were arrested have all confessed to have committed the crime. Two single barrel guns were recovered from them. Investigation is ongoing, efforts are in place to arrest other fleeing members of the gang.”

Elkana noted that the Command’s Tactical teams are still in the creeks and forests combating the hoodlums. A water-tight security measures are emplaced across the State to forestall future occurrence.”


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