Woman Killed As Police Foil Kidnap Attempt In Lagos

A 30-year-old woman identified as Busayo Owoodun died during a foiled kidnap attempt in Lagos state today Saturday August 10th.

According to a statement released by the state police command spokesperson, Bala Elkana, Busola was hit by a stray bullet during a cross fire between men of the Anti kidnapping Unit attached to Area M Command Idimu and some kidnappers in the Ijegun – isolo road, ijegun bus stop.

The suspected kidnappers attempted to carry out an operation but were intercepted by the police team.

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The gang with the support of some notorious cultists in the area, attacked the Police team and injured the leader of the police team, ASP Victor Ugbegun and two others who are currently in critical condition at the intensive care unit.

The corpses of the victim of the stray bullet has been taken to hospital for autopsy.

The state Commissioner of Police has ordered an indept investigation into the case. Bala assured the family of the deceased that justice will prevail. 

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