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Abducted schoolgirls were not raped, abused: suspects

06 March 2016, 19:33

Abuja - Lagos State police have paraded suspects arrested over the abduction of three schoolgirls from the Babington Macalay Seminary School on Monday night, Naij has reported.

According to one of the suspects, Emmanuel Arigidi, the girls were not raped or physically abused while in the custody of their assailants.

Though he could not explain the motivation behind the abduction, Arigidi did reveal that the kidnappers escaped the school premises via canoes at the edge of the Adama creeks.

Also read: Police rescue abducted Lagos schoolgirls

Arigidi was arrested during a nighttime rescue operation on Saturday, along with two other suspects who helped him register SIM cards used to contact the parents of the victims.

The girls have since been reunited with their families and have undergone medical tests to ascertain their condition.

Read more at Naij

- News24


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