Residents of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja have uncovered a kidnapper’s den opposite the Nigeria Police Force Headquarters in the Central Business District.
It was gathered that the kidnapper’s hideout is located in a thick bush off the expressway.
Security officers reportedly broke into the hiding place and arrested one of the alleged kidnappers.
In a video that was shared online, a man is heard recounting how he was attacked when his car broke down near the spot some time ago.
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This comes after over 50 children were rescued from an underground apartment in a church in the Valentino area of Ondo state.
The children who were reportedly kept in the underground apartment of the church for trafficking, were discovered and rescued on Friday evening, July 2.
The pastor of the church and other accomplices have been arrested by the state police command.
The rescued children were seen in a viral video being driven to the police station by security operatives in a patrol van.
In the now viral clip, a voice could be heard saying, “They are kidnapped children recovered in the underground cell of a church in the Valentino Area of Ondo. The pastor and some members of the church have been arrested and were also in the patrol van of the police. “
The command’s public relations officer, SP Funmilayo Odunlami, who confirmed the incident, disclosed that the victims have been taken to the police headquarters in Akure.