The Lagos State Police Command said it had discovered a new kidnappers’
hideout where arms as well as Police and military life jackets were
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, who confirmed
the discovery to newsmen, said the hideout was discovered during the
raids of creeks at Isawo in Ikorodu area of Lagos.
Owoseni said the hideout was discovered on Thursday by a team of Ikorodu
Special Anti-Robbery Squad and Volunteer Police led by Superintendent
Godfrey Soriweiu. He noted that the success came two weeks after the
discovery of a similar hideout in Isawo.
“In continuation of its onslaught against militants operating from the
creeks, Lagos State Police Command early Thursday morning raided and
recovered seven Army and Police bullet-proof vests.
“The teams also recovered eight ballistic helmets and nine life jackets from a new kidnapper’s hideout in Lagos.
“Other items recovered by the team include a speed boat belonging to the suspected kidnappers,” he said.