Kidnapped Briton Rescued By Police In Lagos

BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER TO NIGERIA, DR. ANDREW POCOCK

BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER TO NIGERIA, DR. ANDREW POCOCK

The unnamed British national kidnapped last Tuesday, July 16, few minutes after he arrived the country via the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, by gunmen, has been rescued by policemen attached to the  Lagos State Police Command.

Information Nigeria reports that the spokesperson for the state police command, DSP Ngozi Braide, had on Friday assured that the Briton would be rescued soon and declined providing further details as she said investigations were still ongoing.

It was learnt that a combined team of operatives from the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, and the Special Intelligence Bureau, SIB, earlier today, stormed an uncompleted two storey building at Okota Isolo suburb of Lagos State and rescued the Briton while a suspect was arrested in the process.

Details later…

 


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