A man named Odele Tosin, a suspected kidnapper, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly masterminding the kidnap of a 12-year-old girl, Eniola Oyekanmi, on Friday at the Orimerunmu area of Ketu in Lagos.

Policemen from Mowe Division of the command rescued Oyekanmi from the hotel where she was taken to around 1am on Saturday in a hotel at Mowe, Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state

According to the Punch, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said that the victim was kidnapped by the gang while she was running an errand for her parents.

Abimbola Oyeyemi, said:

“She was taken to a hotel in Mowe where the kidnappers kept her and started demanding a ransom. They ran out of luck when the anti-robbery team from Mowe Division, led by the Divisional Police Officer, Francis Ebohuwa, got a tip-off and stormed the hotel. One of the suspects was arrested while others escaped. The victim was rescued unhurt.”