Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command on Monday, rescued a two year old girl kidnapped at the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Church Regional Headquaters at Agege.
The child, Esther Ojo was allegdly kidnapped on March 24, 2019, by Nwaigbo Magnus and Sixtus Osunwoke.
They had contacted the child’s parent and the church for an undisclosed amount as ransom.
The Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO), DSP Elkana Bala, said the suspects kept changing the point of collection of the ransom around the Igando area.
Bala said the police swept into action and arrested the suspects on Monday.
Bala said, “ Acting on a credible intelligence, the Divisional Police Officer, Igando Police Station, CSP Taiwo Kasumu led his plain cloth surveillance men on the trail of the suspected kidnappers. The kidnappers had rwquested for ransom and continued to change the venue for the collection of ransom within Igando axis for over four hours until they were rounded up by the police.
“ Upon interrogation, the DPO followed up on available information and the baby has been recovered from a hidden den and reunited with the parents, Mr and Mrs Jame Oladipo Ojo and well wishers are crying for joy.”
The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu, has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), to investigate and charge the suspects to Court.