Police uncover kidnappers’ den in Lagos, rescue three victims
On Thursday night, the Lagos Police Command made a remarkable breakthrough in its fight against kidnapping as it discovered a den of kidnappers in the Ikorodu area of Lagos. According to reports gathered by Vanguard, the kidnappers were taken by surprise and fired at the police operatives who stormed the hideout. In the ensuing crossfire, one of the kidnappers was killed.
Fortunately, the efforts of the police were not in vain as they were able to rescue three victims who were held captive by the kidnappers. The rescued victims were reportedly traumatized but were immediately taken to an undisclosed hospital where they are currently receiving medical attention.
SP Benjamin Hudenyin, who is the spokesman for the Command, confirmed that arms and ammunition were recovered at the scene, further highlighting the criminal intent of the kidnappers. Hudenyin reassured the public that the police force would not relent in its efforts to combat criminal activities in the country.
It is noteworthy to emphasize that the fight against kidnapping and other crimes requires the cooperation of every member of the society. The general public is urged to always report suspicious activities to the appropriate authorities and to remain vigilant at all times.