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TENSION! KIDNAPPERS, POLICE CLASH IN LAGOS DESTROY SECURITY VEHICLE

TENSION! KIDNAPPERS, POLICE CLASH IN LAGOS DESTROY SECURITY VEHICLE

police2Suspected kidnappers stormed the Epe area of Lagos state in a foiled attempt to abduct eight people, but they ended up destroying a police patrol vehicle.

The kidnappers wielded sophisticated weapons and reportedly stormed the Igbodu area of Epe on Wednesday, February 21, 2017 and unleashed terror on the helpless residents, abducting five farm workers at Elysian Farms and another three later.

Daily Trust reports that the attack was on the community was rebuffed by policemen attached to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS).

It was learnt that the gunmen suddenly opened fire on the security agents and shattered all its glasses and tyres.

However, the eight kidnapped victims were rescued by the police while the confrontation lasted.
The report quoted sources as saying the attack could have been triggered by a recent protest by residents and farmers of Epe to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s office over incessant abductions.

The commissioner of police in Lagos, Fatai Owoseni, confirmed that there was a shoot-out between gunmen and RRS officials but added that there was no case of abduction.

He also confirmed that a police patrol van was destroyed by the suspected kidnappers.

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