Lagos state bus kidnap saga: Body of missing lady found on Lagos Bridge

The  missing 22-year-old lady, Bamise Ayanwole, said to have boarded Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) own by Lagos State Government has been found dead and body dumped by suspected killers on Carter bridge in Lagos Island.

Penpushing reports that, Lagos State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Adekunle Ajisebutu,  who confirmed this in a statement on Monday, adding that, the family had been notified about the sad development.

The police spokesman, as at the time of filing this report, said the corpse had being deposited at the morgue of the Mainland Hospital, Yaba, for autopsy, assuring that, the detectives handling the case would not rest on their oars until her killers are found.

.’The Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, fdc, mnim, psc, is saddened by this incident and, therefore, expresses, on behalf of the management, officers and men of the command, his heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family,” the statement read.

“Notwithstanding the death of Oluwabamise, the detectives handling the case would not rest on their oars until her killers are found.We, therefore, assure the concerned public and the bereaved family that we are closing on onto the culprits and we are sure that soon the suspects would be arrested and made face justice for this murderous act.

Penpushing also reports that, Ajisebutu  earlier in a statement  on Saturday said the command has arrested two suspects in connection with the alleged kidnap but did not reveal their identities,adding that investigation was ongoing.

“In the course of the ongoing investigation, two suspects have been arrested and are currently helping in our investigation. While assuring that police detectives will continue to work assiduously to find the missing lady and bring her abductors to justice’.,

‘The Command wishes to appeal to anyone with useful information that could help in our investigation to promptly give it to us for further necessary actions. The subject who hails from Moba L.G.A. in Ekiti State is about 5 feet plus tall, dark in complexion and speaks Yoruba and English languages well”, the statement reads

Penpushing also reports that, it is recalled that, the deceased got missing while returning to Ota from Ajah on February 26 when she boarded a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)  bus with number 240257 going to Oshodi at about 7 p.m. at Chevron Bus-Stop

The police later on Monday evening in an update over the development disclosed that, the driver of the bus has been arrested, and affirming the arrest, Jubril Gawat, Lagos State Governor’s media on his twitter handle said the driver has been identified as Andrew Nice, and was arrested in Ogun State

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