Kidnapped corps member rescued in Lagos

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The police in Lagos on Tuesday rescued a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member Faith Onyiwara kidnapped on Friday at Epe.

Onyiwara was rescued around 2:30am inside the Ilamija creek in Epe in an operation led by Police Commissioner Hakeem Odumosu.

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The operation which saw the deployment of police surveillance helicopter, special forces and elements of the marine police also led to the arrest of the suspected gang leader Moses Ofeye, 31, an Ondo State native after a gun battle.

According to a statement by spokesman Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), the suspect sustained gunshot wounds

He said the corps member whose place of primary assignment was at ABC Farm, Ilamija Nla Village, was kidnapped while on her way to attend CDS at Ilamija in Epe.

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