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2 kidnap kingpins arrested in Lagos

Two suspects the police described as traffic and kidnap bandits that had been terrorising road users along the Maza Maza/Mile 2 road have been nabbed by the undercover operatives of the Lagos police command.

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The police said the two suspects – David Mike Okon, 32, and Ibe Okonne, 27 – had been on their watch list for some time.

It was gathered the men were arrested on August 11, 2018 while robbing a lady identified simply as Oluwatosin at Mile 2.

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The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Chike Oti, said that the suspects had succeeded in dispossessing the victim of her phone and other valuables before they were arrested by policemen attached to the Raider team, Area E Command, Festac Town.

Oti said that the suspects in their statements to the police owned up to the crime, while the stolen items had been returned to the owner. 

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