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We’re looking for parents of baby abducted by dispatch rider – Police

The Lagos State Police Command says it is looking for the parents of a baby in a viral video, which shows a yet-to-be-identified dispatch rider…

The Lagos State Police Command says it is looking for the parents of a baby in a viral video, which shows a yet-to-be-identified dispatch rider with the child in his courier box.

The command said its attention was drawn to the video, which went viral on social media earlier today.

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In a statement issued on Saturday, the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said, “The command wishes to inform the public that the incident said to have taken place in Sangotedo area, Lekki, was not reported at any police station to enable the police take appropriate actions.

“Notwithstanding that the incident was not reported, the Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, has directed that efforts should be intensified to locate the whereabouts of the alleged dispatch rider and the parents or guardians of the child to enable the police to investigate the incident.”

According to online reports, the incident happened in the Sangotedo area of Lagos on Friday, March 11.

In the viral video, the rider was seen being assaulted by a mob, who later dragged him to a police station.

One of the persons in the background was heard saying, “This is the child that was abducted.”

 

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