Kidnappers hide female banker inside bush

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a suspected kidnapper, Mr. Anthony Agidi, for allegedly belonging to a gang which abducted a female bank worker, Mrs. Ladi Garba, in July this year.

PUNCH Metro learnt that the abduction of Garba was one out of eight operations which the gang had carried out in Delta and Lagos states.

According to the police, Garba was an employee of Keystone Bank when she was kidnapped by the gang in the Lekki area of Lagos.

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It was gathered that the female banker was driving a Toyota Prado Sports Utility Vehicle on her way back home in Lekki when the gang swooped on the vehicle and kidnapped her.

It was learnt that subsequently, the police went on a rescue mission to a forest in the area, where the banker was held for six days, and engaged the gang in a shootout.

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During the operation, two members of the gang, identified simply as Steve and Apofure, were killed by the police, while Agidi and two others escaped.

Our correspondent gathered that Garba was rescued alive, and the police got on the trail of the fleeing gang members, which eventually led to Agidi’s arrest in Edo.


I guess to drive big cars na wahala now o! and i never buy my own.God protect us.