The Lagos State Police have today disrupted a kidnap attempt and rescued an Indian man from suspected kidnappers in Ikorodu area of Lagos state.
The Police Commissioner for Lagos state, Mr Fatai Owoseni confirmed this to reporters at his weekly briefing on Thursday. According to the commissioner, the Indian man was working at a construction site when the incident happened.
Expatriate rescued from kidnappers in Ikorodu
The suspected kidnappers were leading the victim to their boat in the creeks when they engaged a team of policemen in a gun battle.
“Our men were able to rescue the Indian national before the kidnappers could take him into the creeks. The suspects however managed to escape in their boat,” he added.
The commissioner appealed to residents of the state to be on alert. He also told them to report any strange movements to the closest Police station to them.