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Kidnappers’ Den Uncovered in Lagos, Suspect Lynched

There is confusion at Obadeyi Ajala, Ijaiye end of the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway following the discovery of a suspected kidnappers’ den around a canal in the area, Punch reports.

An abandoned house near the canal was also reportedly used as a hideout by the suspects.

The crowd laid siege to the hideouts around 7 am after a highway sweeper with the Lagos State Waste Management Agency raised the alarm.

It was learnt that the official had heard the voice of a woman calling for help from the canal.

A suspected kidnapper, who fled from the canal, was caught by a mob and set ablaze before the arrival of the police at the scene.

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