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20 Kidnappers Killed in Operation to Rescue Lagos Students

No fewer than twenty kidnappers were killed, while eight policemen and four civilian volunteers sustained injuries in the rescue of the abducted Lagos School boys, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni disclosed.

Owoseni, also revealed that one civilian volunteer unfortunately died in the process of rescuing the students.

The Commissioner also said that a suspect, who attempted to capitalize on the situation to swindle the parents of the students by asking that they should bring ransom to Abeokuta, was arrested and is currently in police custody.


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