The Lagos State Police Command has yesterday took three new suspects into custody over a suspected kidnappers’ den in the Obadeyi- Ijaiye end of the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.
Two of the suspects, a woman and a man, had allegedly disguised as mad persons.
The woman was said to have later confessed to being a member of a kidnap gang.
According to Punch, three phones, an ATM and two loaves of bread, were recovered in a bag found with the woman, while the man had some clothes in his bag.
Straightfromnaija.com reported yesterday that the kidnappers/ritual killers’ den was uncovered around 8 am on Tuesday.
A highway sweeper with the Lagos State Waste Management Agency alerted residents to the voice of a distressed woman in a drainage channel in the area.
Five persons came out through the channel and two of them were set ablaze by a mob, while three others were rescued by the police.
Also, clothes, slippers and bags believed to be effects of victims were found in the building.