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Three children locked up by grandmother rescued in Lagos

Three infants allegedly locked up in a room by their grandmother have been rescued and the woman arrested in Lagos.


The Lagos Police Command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed this on Friday.

Hundeyin said that the infants, a girl and two boys, who aged between two and four, were rescued by the Ikotun Police Division on Wednesday which received information at about 4.00 pm from members of the public.

He said that they were allegedly locked up by their grandmother (name withheld), around Agodi, Egbe, Ikotun area of the State.

The spokesperson said a team of anti-crime detectives immediately moved to the scene, rescued the children and took them to the station.

“The Three children are looking malnourished and unhealthy.

“The suspect was arrested, while the infants will be transferred for proper treatment and care.

“Investigation is ongoing,” he said.


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