Police Rescue two Chinese From Kidnappers In Lagos

The police in Lagos State have rescued two Chinese from alleged  kidnappers following a distress call, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.

The victims, Song Jiang, a 56-year-old woman and a man,Zhangwen Xue, 45, who are workers in Supper Engineering Company, Odogunyan, Ikorodu.

Police spokesperson in the state, Ngozi Braide, said in a statement on Saturday that one person has been arrested in connection with the kidnap.

“On July 15, at about 2.50 p.m., the policemen attached toShagamu Road Division in Ikorodu, responded to a distress call and arrested a kidnapper at Shotumu village, near Shagamu, Ogun,” the statement said.

It said further that one locally-made pistol and a BMW car, with registration number CK 737 LND, were also recovered from the suspect.

The statement did not give further details about the kidnap attempt.




     

     

    In a related development, the spokesperson said four armed robbery suspects were arrested in different parts of the state.

    Braide said that two were arrested at about 1.55 p.m. on July 16 by policemen attached to Dolphin Estate Division, who responded to a distress call at the Estate.

    She also said two others were arrested during a patrol on the same day at about 9.30 a.m. by policemen attached to Igando Division.

    She said all the cases had been transferred to the state Criminal Investigation Department for further investigations.

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