Kidnappers of Lagos fire service boss. Photo: Lagos Police Command)

The Police in Lagos said they have arrested two suspects in connection with the kidnap of the Director of Fire Service, Lagos, Rasaki Musibau and six others.

Concise News reports that the seven victims were released on Tuesday night in Ikorodu area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

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According to the Police, they were released around 11.45pm on Tuesday and were released unhurt.

Those released alongside the Director are Mufutau Adams (a management staff of the Fire Service), Funmilayo Adelumo, Asiogu Martha, Lasisi Muka, and two others.

However, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, confirmed on Wednesday that two of the suspects had been arrested.

He said the suspects’ names are Blessing Bayo, 29, and Smart Alfred, 32, all of Arogbo in Ondo State.

Elkana said: “Following a sustained and well-coordinated operation by the Command’s Tactical teams led by the Officer in Charge of Anti Kidnapping Unit, SP Bulus R Musa, two members of the kidnapping gang that abducted the Director of Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki Musibau and six others on 6/4/2019 at about 8.pm were arrested.

“The suspects namely, Blessing Bayo, 29 years and Smart Alfred, 32 years, all of Arogbo, Ondo State were arrested on 10/4/19 at about 0530 hrs, at Ibafun along Ikorodu- Ijebu Ode Express Way, a boundary community with Ogun State and they all confessed to the commission of the crime,” he said.