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THE Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of six men who were apprehended for allegedly kidnapping an eight-year-old girl.

The development was confirmed by Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer Benjamin Hundeyin in a Twitter post on Tuesday.

The police spokesperson said the victim is the daughter of a Bureau de Change operator in the state.


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Hundeyin added that investigations by the police have proved that all six kidnappers are colleagues of the victim’s father in the same district.

“These six conspired and kidnapped the eight-year&old child of a BDC operator.

“The child was released three days later bound hands and feet in a sack. Preliminary investigation reveals that all the suspects are fellow BDC operators in the same business district of Lagos, ” he tweeted.

He, however, stressed that the six suspects will be charged to court at the end of investigations.

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