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Lagos Police Foil Kidnapping Attempt At Kindergarten School

The Lagos State Police Command has foiled attempts by kidnappers to abduct school children at a Lagos School.

A spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hudenyin confirmed the incident on Tuesday, he said: ” At about 3.30 pm, on March 11, 2024, the Headmaster of a school situated at Ijegun area of Lagos, reported at Area ‘M’ Command, that some unknown persons invaded the school and abducted three pupils in the school premises.

Upon the information, detectives swung into action and led a formidable team to the scene of the crime.

A kindergarten and two pupils were rescued in the process. The kidnappers, as gathered, invaded the school on Monday, March 11, 2024., after the closing bell was rung.

” Furthermore, the culprits were given a hot chase, where one Akintola Alima, a 40-year-old woman, who kidnapped the three pre-nursery children was arrested and the children were rescued.

“However, other unknown suspects escaped with an unregistered motorcycle on sighting the Police”.

The rescued pupils whose identities were given as Sofiat, four years old; Israel, five years old and Mustapher, six years old, according to Hundeyin, had reunited with their families.

He said that the suspect was in Police custody, adding that “ investigation revealed that she abducted the children for criminal purposes and she had a standby motorcycle now at large, which was waiting for her to escape with the children before she was apprehended. The investigation is still ongoing”.

The criminals were said to have positioned their operational motorcycles close to the school premises, waiting for other members who went inside to get their targets.

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