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20 Kidnappers Were Killed In Gun Battle to Rescue 6 Lagos School Students – Police

Lagos state Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, says the students of Igbonla Model College, Epe, who were kidnapped 64 days ago, were rescued after the killing of their 20 kidnappers in a gun battle. 

The police chief disclosed that the gun battle took place in the creeks of Ondo state, leaving one civilian volunteer dead, while four other civilian volunteers and eight policemen sustained injuries.

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Owoseni, who made the disclosure on Friday at a press briefing in Lagos, also disclosed that the force had arrested a man who attempted to defraud the parents of the kidnapped students by asking them to bring the ransom for the students to Abeokuta.

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He commended South West Governors for their commitment to combat crime in the region, saying that the communiqué issued in Abeokuta with respect to creation of Joint Security Task Force for the region, is already yielding positive result.

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