The Lagos state police command has not recorded any case of kidnap/assault of any expatriate by Badoo - Fatai Owoseni
- The Lagos state police commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, has debunked rumors making the rounds about the alleged kidnap of an expatriate in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state by a member of the Badoo cult group
- The police chief stated that no such incident had been recorded by the Lagos state police command
- Owoseni advised members of the public to be careful about what they post on social media in order not to make the country look as though its unsafe
Rumors making the rounds about the alleged kidnap of an expatriate in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state by a Badoo gang member, have been debunked by the Lagos state police commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, Premium Times reports.
Owoseni made his comments in a chat with journalists at the Police officers’ Mess, Ikeja, on Wednesday, August 30.
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According to the police chief, no such incident of an ‘American expatriate’, either kidnapped or attacked, in Ikorodu had been recorded by the state police command, even after the command had conducted a wide search.
He advised the public to be careful about what they post on social media.
Owoseni stated: “Sometimes, people just ascribe names of places to where incidents happen.
“From the voices that followed that (video), Yoruba language was being spoken… languages that appear Edo are (also) being spoken.
“We want to appeal to the general public not to do anything that will disparage the country and make it appear as if it is not safe.
“When they see such incident, they should report to the appropriate quarters.”
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Recall that Legit.ng previously reported that a suspected member of the dreaded cult group, Badoo, allegedly attacked an unidentified expatriate who boarded his taxi from the Lagos airport.
The expatriate was picked from the airport by the cultist who is reportedly also a cab driver.
The Badoo member then proceeded to take the foreigner home, where he then allegedly used a cutlass to butcher him; but thankfully, the victim survived.
Watch this Legit.ng TV video of how an alleged kidnapper escaped jungle justice in Lagos: