Some alledged kidnappers have been arrested in iba environs of ojo local government area, Lagos.
The commissioner of police, Mr imohimi on Tuesday said that they had storm the hide out of the suspect while they were trying to abduct some notable persons in the area and resulted in a gunfire battle between men of the police force and the kidnappers.
This led to the killing of one of the kidnappers while two have been arrested and will soon be charged to court.
The CP said:
“Consequently, the squad, led by the Commander, Anti-Kidnapping Squad, swung into action immediately and were able to locate the kidnappers in their hideout at Imota, Ikorodu, on December 10, 2018.
“When the hoodlums sighted the approaching operatives, they opened fire on them, to which the police replied. During the exchange of fire, one Sunday (surname unknown) a.k.a. the Dreaded Dagboru, was gunned down, while two others, Ebi Gabriel and Promise Ajele of Arogbo, Ese-Odo, Ondo State, were apprehended,” the police Commissioner said.
He also added that one locally cut-to-size double-barrel pistol, one expended cartridge and three live cartridges were recovered from the gang, while the police were hunting for the other suspected kidnappers on the run.