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Police rescues, woman, three children from kidnappers in Lagos
Acting IGP, Ibrahim Idris

Police rescues, woman, three children from kidnappers in Lagos

The Nigeria Police on Monday July 4 rescued a woman and her children kidnapped a day earlier at her residence in Ayobo area of Lagos State.

According to the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Don Awunah, as soon as the information of the kidnap got to the Nigeria Police, the Acting IGP, Ibrahim Idris, ordered the immediate deployment of a detachment of Counter Terrorism Unit to the area for the safe rescue of the victims.

He added that when the news of the kidnap spread around the Ayobo area, some good spirited members of the community had mobilized to apprehend the hoodlums, until the Police were contacted.

“This community collaboration with the Nigeria Police ensured that the hoodlums were traced to the Igando waterfront, Lagos, on July 4, 2016 where the criminals abandoned their victims and fled.

“The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Idris warns those involved in acts of kidnapping and other heinous crimes to turn a new leaf as the Police in the new dispensation is ready to clampdown on all forms of criminality throughout the country.

“IGP Ibrahim Idris further stated that safety, peace and security of law abiding citizens are uppermost in his policing objectives.

“He affirmed that community partnership in crime control and prevention is critical to police ability to render quality service,” the PPRO stated.

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