In fulfillment of CP Edgal’s promise to get rid of criminals in the state, the Nigeria Police, Lagos State Command has once again arrested two notorious Kidnappers on at the EleMorocco, Ajah area of the state.
The criminals met their waterloo on Wednesday, while escaping with their victim, one Mrs Mildred Mbajiorgu.
Elemoro Divisional Police Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu Limawa said he received a distress call from a lady who told him that she heard the voice of a woman crying for help in a dark blue Gulf 3 car.
“I received a call from a lady and she informed me that she heard a woman scream for help from a car. She gave the description of the car and also gave the registration number of the car as KRD 845 EC.
“I quickly alerted one of the Anti crime patrol teams along the route taken by the Kidnappers and instructed the policemen to slow down traffic to about 20km per hour.” Limawa explained.
According to him, the hoodlums ran into the gridlock set up by the policemen who were in the waiting for them and they were apprehended .
Meanwhile, confirming the story, Lagos image maker, SP Chike Oti said the victim was rescued and has been taken to the hospital to treat the injury inflicted on her forehead by the dare devils using the butt of a locally made pistol.
The suspects, Igwe Sunday, age 28 and Chukwuemeka Bright, 21 years old with the locally made pistol recovered from them has been handed over to the operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) for further investigation.
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police has warned criminals and would be criminals that Lagos is too hot for them.
He further stated that they should learn from the fate of those who had tried his resolve to rid Lagos off criminals.