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Lagos Police Arrest Two Suspects for Allegedly Abducting Teenagers from Benue

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The Lagos State Command of Nigeria of Police has apprehended one Tewase Peter (25) and Ternugwa Paul (26) for allegedly kidnapping two teens from Benue State.

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He said the victims, one Precious ‘f’, aged 16, and Agera ‘m’, aged 15 (surnames withheld), were rescued from their abductees in Itaoluwo, Ikorodu, Lagos.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, Ikeja-Lagos confirmed the arrest in a statement, Monday.

He explained that preliminary investigations revealed that the victims were abducted from their home in Benue State while their mother was away in the market.

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He further explained that “After the mother’s numerous unsuccessful attempts to contact the older victim via his mobile phone, a Good Samaritan answered the phone while the suspects were not at home with the victims, and informed the mother that one of the suspects, Peter, accompanied by his friend, one Paul, had taken her daughters to Lagos with intentions to transport them to Ghana for forced labour.”

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The PPRO continued that, “Upon receiving the information at the Lagos State Police Command, detectives of the State Criminal Investigation Department busted Peter’s place at Itaoluwo, Ikorodu, and rescued the victims successfully.

SP Hundeyin noted that investigations is ongoing to apprehend all other individuals involved in the crime.

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He assured that the Suspects would be arraigned at the conclusion of investigations.

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