Lagos state Commissioner of Police rescues abducted Corps member
The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, today December 3, 2019, coordinated the rescue operation of Onyiwara Chinwe Faith, a Corp member serving at ABC Farm, Ilamija Nla Village.
A statement from Bala Elkana, spokesperson of the state police command, says the Corp member was rescued at about 2.20am this morning in a swamp forest around Ilamija Nla in Epe after a gun battle.
Onyiwara Chinwe Faith was abducted on 29/11/2019 while on her way to attend CDS meeting at Ilamija, Epe. The abductors demanded for the ransom of N50 million but later reduced to N400,000 but no ransom was paid.
The kidnappers ring leader, 31-year-old Moses Ofeye from Ondo State, of Ijaw origin, was arrested with gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to hospital for medical attention due to the shock trauma she experienced long distance trek.
But she is in stable condition. She has since been handed over to the Lagos State Coordinator of the NYSC her family the Commissioner of Police.