Police operatives attached to the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) have arrested three more suspects over the kidnap of three female students of Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary (BMJS) in Ikorodu, Lagos state.
The female students, Timilehin Olosa, Tofunmi Popoolaniyan and Deborah Akinayo, were kidnapped by a 12-man armed gang from their school in the night on February 29, 2016 but were rescued on March 2.
The arrest has brought the total number of suspects to six, given that the state police command in conjunction with the Special Intelligence Response Team (SIRT) had earlier arrested three other suspects, including the kingpin Emmanuel Arigidi and two others James Henry and Akanju Oluwasegun.
THISDAY gathered that the police had discovered the whereabouts of the other gang members and they had stormed a hotel in Lagos and arrested them.
The police source said:
Three more suspects were arrested at the weekend in their different hotel rooms. We tracked them through the network providers and they have confessed to being the ones cooking for the girls and ensuring that they did not escaped.