Three new suspects has been arrested at a alleged den of kidnappers and ritual killers in the Obadeyi-Ijaiye end of the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.
Two from three suspects, a man and woman, allegedly disguised as mentally deranged people before the latter confessed to being a member of a kidnap gang..
An ATM card, loves of bread were found in woman’s bag, while the man, who had on a wig as disguise had some clothes in his bag.The den, was uncovered around 8am on Tuesday after a highway sweeper alerted residents to the voice of a distressed woman in a drainage channel in the area.
It was reported that a crowd gathered around the two ends of the drains during which five persons came out through the channel. Two of them were set ablaze by a mob, while three others were rescued by the police..
Clothes, slippers and bags believed to be effects of abductees, were found in the building. But the state Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, said it was too early to tag the building a kidnappers’ hideout, adding that “scientific investigations” would be carried out on the items.