According to reports, a suspected member of the kidnapping gang that abducted the wife of the Deputy Managing Director of The SUN Newspapers Mr. Steve Nwosu,Toyin Nwosu, from their home contacted the family, demanding N100m.
The Lagos State Police commissioner,Fatai Owoseni, said that the gang are robbers and that everything is being done to locate them.
He said the same gang was responsible for terrorizing the Ago Palace, Okota area on Monday.
Owoseni said the police would ensure the release of the director’s wife, as well as apprehend the robbery gang
Mr. Nwosu implored the police to help get his wife released.
The Commissioner of Police said the police were intensifying efforts not only to rescue Toyin, but also to apprehend the suspected robbers.
- He said, “The area is still an active crime scene. The police have been there and realised that the robbers gained entrance through an abandoned ladder”.