The family of one of the four pupils of Lagos Junior Model College, Igbonla, Epe, Lagos State, who was reported to have fallen sick in kidnappers’ den, paid N1m ransom on Tuesday.
A source close to the family, who confirmed the development to Newsmen, said the family expected the boy to be released.
Kidnappers free victims
THE four pupils and two teachers kidnapped last Thursday at the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla in Epe, have regained their freedom.
The pupils – Abu, Emmanuel Okonkwo, Jeremiah Ruth, Isaac Adebisi – Vice Principal, Junior School, AO Oyesola and English teacher, Lukman Oyerinde, who were kidnapped at about 8am at the school premises were released around 10:30pm, it was learnt last night.
Details of their release could not be ascertained at press time. The kidnappers who initially demanded N120 million, reviewed the amount to N3.5m on Sunday.
Mr. Oluwafemi Adebisi, an elated father of one of the victims, confirmed that his son was back home and in good health.
“I thank God for everything. My son has been released to us. He is in good health. God is wonderful,” he said.
A police source who hinted on the release of the victims, said no arrest had been made.
Abducted sick Lagos schoolboy pays N1m ransom, Kidnappers free victims on Within Nigeria.