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Lagos State Police Rescues Abducted Corps Member

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Onyiwara Chinwe Faith

The Commissioner of Police , CP Hakeem Odumosu has reportedly coordinated the rescue operation of Onyiwara Chinwe Faith, a Corp member serving at ABC Farm, Ilamija Nla village.

According to a statement from Bala Elkana, spokesperson of the state police command the Corp member was rescued at about 2.20 am this morning in a swamp forest around Ilamija Nla in Epe.

Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu

Onyiwara Chinwe Faith had been abducted on 29/11/2019 while on her way to attend CDS meeting at Ilamija, Epe. The abductors had demanded the ransom of N50 million but later reduced to N400,000 but no ransom was paid.

The 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 and trauma she experienced and long-distance trek.

She has since been handed over to the Lagos State Coordinator of the and her family by the Commissioner of Police.

Mosope Owodunni

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