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Kidnapper shot dead while picking up ransom in Lagos

23 April 2015, 17:26

Lagos - A suspected kidnapper was shot dead while he was picking a ransom and was also about to free the victim by police, Punch reported.

The suspected kidnapper, Niyi Omosole, had seen police and decided to use a motorcycle to escape but was shot dead before he could make the escape.

Omosole was part of a gang from Ondo State which kidnapped a 62-year-old business woman. The woman has been inspecting a construction work at a petrol station she owned.

Also read: Jonathan supporters planned to kidnap Jega - reports

The gang had contacted her family demanding N50 million but the family only agreed on N3 million.

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad was able to follow leads of the gang and therefore killed the gang leader.

For more on this story visit Punch


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