Three abducted children rescued by the Police, arrest female kidnapper.

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a suspected female kidnapper who invaded a school in the Ijegun area of the state and abducted three students between the ages of four and six.

The arrest was made after the case was reported to the Area M Police Command, Idimu by the headmaster of the school on Monday at about 3:30 p.m.


According to SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Lagos State Police Spokesperson, the suspects were given a hot chase, leading to the arrest of the 40-year-old female suspect. The three abducted children were rescued by the Police unharmed.

“However, the other unknown suspects escaped with an unregistered motorcycle on sighting the police.”
“The victims, who are between ages four and six have been reunited with their families and the suspect is in police custody,” he said.

Hundeyin added that the investigation revealed that the suspect arrested allegedly kidnapped the children for criminal purposes.”

The Lagos police spokesperson also stated that preliminary investigations by the police revealed that the suspects had a motorbike on standby around the school.  Lagos State Police command has charged all schools in the state to ensure strict security around their facility.

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