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Abducted 12-Year-Old Boy Discovered Inside Coffin Kwara State

Abducted 12-Year-Old Boy
Abducted 12-Year-Old Boy

Abducted 12-Year-Old Boy Discovered Inside Coffin Kwara State

some security operatives in Kwara State have rescued a 12-year-old boy suspected to be a kidnap victim.

The boy was rescued by the joint border patrol of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nigeria Immigration Service and the Nigeria Police.

It was gathered that the victim was found inside a casket covered with a white cloth in a vehicle by his abductors on Friday, July 16.

Abducted 12-Year-Old Boy

Spokesman of the NSCDC in the Kwara State command, Zaid Babawale, who confirmed the incident said the operatives of the lmmigration Service, who were on a routine border patrol spotted an unmarked vehicle and stopped the driver who later took to his heel on sighting the officers, leaving the car.

It was when the immigration officers searched the vehicle that they discovered a coffin and when they opened the coffin, a minor of about 12 years old was seen inside the casket, covered with white cloth, Babawale explained.

He narrated further that the Immigration operatives alerted NSCDC and other security agencies involved in border patrol, saying that efforts are ongoing to arrest the two occupants of the vehicle said to be at large.

The boy has been medically examined and found to be fine while further check revealed that the boy is from a village in Benin Republic, he added.

In the meantime, the rescued minor has been handed over to the policemen in Benin Republic for further investigations and subsequent reunion with his family.

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