Another suspected kidnapper narrowly escapes lynching in Lagos

Another suspected kidnapper narrowly escapes lynching in Lagos

Another suspected kidnapper narrowly escapes lynching in Lagos

The police have also arrested some suspects in that inceident, even as angry residents of the area were said to have lynched about two of the susupects.

According to Punch, three phones, an ATM and two loaves of bread, were recovered in a bag found with the woman, while the man had some clothes in his bag. The police came and said there was nothing of such.

Reports had also claimed that the two suspects arrested were in possession of an iPhone and looked sane until they were accosted by residents and they began to act like mentally deranged persons.

The Police Commissioner urged residents to report any suspicious happening in their areas to the Police and other security agencies, assuring that the Police and other security agencies would respond promptly to such reports.

Owoseni said the tunnel served as a home for destitute.

The suspects are said to be undergoing interrogation at Isokoko police station.

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The reason, sources said, might be the NCP being miffed with the Congress after it expressed doubt over its integrity. Today's meeting chose to form a small group to coordinate with all Opposition parties during the session-break.

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni on Friday warned members of the public to desist from carrying out jungle justice.

He said that all those arrested in connection with the aforementioned cases would be made to face the full wrath of the law.

Meanwhile, a combined team of police officers, the army and neighbourhood watch group have been mobilized to the area to forestall the breakdown of law and order.This is as the police foiled attempts by the mob to burn down a building believed to be harbouring one of the suspected ritualists.

Owoseni said jungle justice was unlawful, adding that vital evidence that could aid investigate were often destroyed in the process.

"People living under bridges, tunnels, uncompleted building and trenches should be careful because they stand a chance of being tagged as ritualists and being mobbed".

This post was syndicated from The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News.

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