Police rescue man kidnapped at Lagos ATM point in Osun

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The Osun State Police Command has rescued one Bewaji Oladipo, who was allegedly abducted by kidnappers at an ATM point in Lagos.

The victim, according to a statement on Saturday by the Osun State Police Command spokesperson, SP Folashade Odoro, was rescued at about 6.45pm on Friday by the state police “Puff Adder” operatives, during a stop-and-search operation along Osogbo-Ilorin expressway.

According to Odoro, the victim was kidnapped when he went to withdraw cash from an ATM point within his vicinity at Command Area, Ipaja, Lagos, by suspected four-man kidnapping gang, two of them dressed in military camouflage.

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The statement further revealed that the kidnappers fled when their vehicle was stopped by the police team and their victim was rescued from the abandoned vehicle.

The police spokesperson, who revealed that the victim had been reunited with his family, said efforts were on to arrest the fleeing Kidnappers.

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