Police rescue abducted corps member, arrests kidnaper

Men of Nigeria Police in an operation led by the Commissioner of Police , CP Hakeem Odumosu psc, have rescued one Onyiwara Chinwe Faith, a Corp member serving at ABC Farm, Ilamija Nla Village.

The Corp member who was abducted on 29th of November, 2019 was rescued at about 2.20am on Tuesday in a swamp forest around Ilamija Nla in Epe after a gun battle.

According to a statement released on Tuesday by the Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State, DSP Bala Elkana, the kidnappers ring leader Moses Ofeye 31-years-old from Ondo State, was arrested with gun wounds.

The victim was taken to hospital for medical attention due to the shock and trauma she experienced and long distance trek.

Police however, confirmed that she was in stable condition.

 “She has just been handed over to the coordinator of the NYSC and her family by the Commissioner of Police.

“Onyiwara Chinwe Faith was abducted on 29th of November, 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 from the Farm Manager to be dropped at Ijebu Ososa area. But no ransom was paid”, Police affirmed.

According to the police, the Lagos state coordinator of the NYSC and family of the rescued corps member were filled with gratitude to the Commissioner of Police for rescuing their daughter alive.

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