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Man arrested in Lagos for abducting teenage boys

The Lagos State Police Command has taken 51-year-old Austin Kanu into custody for allegedly abducting four teenage boys.

A statement on Tuesday by the Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin said operatives of Surulere Division arrested Kanu.

The victims – Toheeb (16), Isaac (16), Chukwuma (16) and Idowu (18) – were in October discovered in an isolated place within the National Stadium, Surulere.

They were found by the Chief Security Officer of the stadium who then alerted the police.

The security agency said preliminary investigation revealed that Kanu lured the victims from Ogba and Agege to Surulere.

“Their parents when contacted confirmed that the boys had been missing since the early hours of October 29, 2022”, Hundeyin noted.

The suspect will be charged to court after the completion of the ongoing investigation.

Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi advised residents to be vigilant and report suspicious happenings to security agencies.

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