Published On: Wed, May 3rd, 2017

Soldiers killed Militant Leader

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Suspected leader of a militants group involved in the series of kidnap cases in Ikorodu and Epe areas of Lagos has been gunned down by soldiers.

The suspect simply identified as OC was killed in the earliest hour of yesterday during a shoot out with soldiers at Ijapa area of Ondo State.

The Lagos State Commissioner of police Fatai Owoseni who confirmed the incident said that efforts was still ongoing to apprehend other members of the gang.

He said that the gang retreated back to their base in Ijapa in Ondo state because they could no longer lay claim to the creaks in Isawo area of Ikorodu.

He said: “Around 3am yesyerday, a squad of soldiers posted to dislodge the militants that have been wrecking havoc in some parts of Lagos engage the criminals in a shootout at Ijapa. During which the suspected leader of the gang known as OC was killed. Efforts is ongoing to arrest other gang members”

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