***CP Odumosu leads police group, arrest suspected gang chief
By way of Evelyn Usman
A member of the Nationwide Formative years Carrier Corps (NYSC), Onyiwara Religion, who used to be kidnapped 4 days in the past whilst on her approach to attend the Neighborhood Building Carrier (CDS) assembly at Ilamija, Epe space of Lagos has been rescued.
Religion, used to be rescued at about 2.20 am lately in a wooded area round Ilamija Nla in Epe, after a gun struggle between groups of policemen led by way of the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu and the abductors.
On the finish of the crossfire, a suspected chief of the kidnap gang, Moses Ofeye, who sustained bullets wounds, used to be arrested.
Leading edge accrued that the sufferer used to be rushed to the health facility for remedy, because of the surprise and trauma skilled throughout the long-distance trek.
Spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, DSP Elkana Bala who showed the record, mentioned the sufferer were discharged from the health facility after she used to be qualified solid by way of docs.
He added that; “She has simply been passed over to the Lagos State Coordinator of the NYSC and her circle of relatives by way of the Commissioner of Police”.
Bala disclosed that her abductors demanded N50 ransom for her unencumber however decreased it to N400,000 after a lot persuasion, with a directive to the farm supervisor to drop the cash at Ijebu Ososa space. “However no ransom used to be paid,” he said.
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