There is confusion at Obadeyi Ajala, Ijaiye end of the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway following the discovery of a suspected kidnappers’ den around a canal in the area.
The crowd laid siege at the hideouts around 7 am after a highway sweeper with the Lagos State Waste Management Agency raised the alarm.
Kidnappers’ den discovered in Lagos, suspect set ablaze
An abandoned house near the canal was also reportedly used as a hideout by the suspects.
It was learnt that the official had heard the voice of a woman calling for help from the canal.
A suspected kidnapper, who fled from the canal, was caught by a mob and set ablaze before the arrival of the police at the scene.