- Two persons suspected to be have been linked to the kidnap of the Lagos fire service chief, Rasak Musibau, have been arrested by the police
- The spokesman of the police command in the state, Bala Elkana, said that the arrest was done on Wednesday, April 10
- According to Elkana, the suspects, Blessing Bayo and Smart Alfred, were in illegal possession of two single barrel guns
The Lagos police command has arrested alongside six others, two persons suspected to be directly involved in the kidnap of the state fire service boss, Rasak Musibau.
The prime suspects, Blessing Bayo and Smart Alfred were arrested on Wednesday, April 10, shortly after Musibau was rescued, Nigerian Tribune reports.
Confirming the arrest, Bala Elkana, the spokesperson of the command, said:“Blessing Bayo ‘m’ 29yrs and Smart Alfred ‘m’ 32yrs all of Arogbo, Ondo state were arrested at Ibafun along Ikorodu-Ijebu Ode Expressway, a boundary community with Ogun state and they all confessed to the commission of the crime.
“Two single barrel guns were recovered from them. The investigation is ongoing, efforts are in place to arrest other fleeing members of the gang.”
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the Lagos command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Wednesday, April 10, confirmed that Musibau had regained freedom from his abductors.
Musibau, according to Elkana was freed with his six co-victims unhurt at about 11.45 pm on Tuesday, April 9.
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Elkana also confirmed that the victims, who were abducted on April 6, at Ketu-Ereyun area of the state, have been united with their families while the police continue to comb the creeks in Ikorodu area of the state.
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