Police Should Investigate Domestic Staff Before Employment – CP

CPThe Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Kayode Aderanti has advised Nigerians who intend to employ domestic staff  to allow the police have a thorough investigation on the staff before employment.

This is coming after the kidnap of three children by a nanny who was employed through an online platform.

The Commissioner explained that the information of the abducted children was gotten to his office by the D.P.O who stays close to the parents of the abducted kids and action was taken immediately (24hrs).

Speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, CP, Aderanti stated that the investigative process is a way of preventing kidnappings by employees or fraudulent people.

He further stated that once an employer identifies a potential employee, the police should be contacted to begin an investigation before the employment details are finalised.

He said fingers and thumb prints as well as pictures will be taken and filed after which investigations/ background checks will be carried out, and the employer will be notified if the person is fit or otherwise for the job.

The Commissioner cautioned all parents to be aware of kidnappers disguised as domestic staff, likening it to the kidnap of the 3 children and several others that have been happening in the country.

Mr Aderanti maintained that the police profiling will to ensure prompt investigation within 24 hours with the use of technology to enable the culprit(s) to be tracked.

Use of OPC/Estate Guards

The Commissioner of Police also emphasized the need for a background to be done on any form of guards or security personnel to be used as applied in the case of kidnap.

The Commissioner also spoke on the armed robbery incident that took place in Lekki, saying that the investigation process is still on, adding that the perpetrators will be made public.

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The Commissioner stated that investigations have been carried out on areas where violence broke out but commended the force a being able to curb the crisis and still maintain peace across the state.

Welfare of the Police

He also commended the Inspector General of Police (Suleiman Abba) for holding the interest of the police officers at heart and ensuring that their needs are catered for and called on Nigerians to ensure that they make use of the police toll free line which is 767, 112, or direct line 08127155071 and 08079279349 when emergencies arise.

 

Police Confirm Arrest Of Nanny Behind Kidnap Of Orekoya Children

Kayode_AderantiThe Lagos State Police Commissioner of Police, Mr Kayde Aderanti, on Thursday confirmed the arrest of the lady behind the kidnap of three children of the Orekoya family within the ages of 6, 4 and 11 months.

The Commissioner explained that the information of the abducted children was gotten to his office by the D.P.O who stays close to the parents of the abducted kids and action was taken immediately (24hrs).

“We swung into action, transferred it (the case) to the headquarters and assigned It to our Special Investigation Bureau (SIB) and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Along the way, we tried to do everything possible because of the safety of these kids; so paramount to us.

“So we did everything possible to narrow down the space to Shasha area and found the children abandoned in the building and we went there and evacuated them to safety.

“But the beautiful thing is that the maid, Mary Akinloye, was arrested yesterday night”, he said on Sunrise Daily.

The three missing children of the Orekoya family were kidnapped by their nanny, Mary Akinloye, in Lagos State.

Akinloye was said to have been hired through an online trading portal.

In an interview with Channels Television, a police source had revealed that the kidnappers, faced by immense pressure the incident had generated, abandoned the children in Shasha Area of Lagos State, Nigeria’s south-west region.

The children were immediately taken to an anonymous hospital for observation and are in the process of being re-united with their parents.

The kids between the ages of 6, 4 and 11 months old were abducted by the housemaid on April 8, a day into her job as the family maid.

She, as well as her accomplices, contacted the children’s’ parents and demanded a N15m ransom.

 

 

 

Three Kidnapped Children Found In Lagos

ChildrenThe three missing children of the Orekoya family kidnapped by their nanny, have been found in Lagos State where they were taken hostage.

In an interview with Channels Television, police sources revealed that the kidnappers, faced by immense pressure the incident had generated abandoned the children in Shasha area of Lagos State, Nigeria’s south-west region.

The police urged the public to contact the police before employing persons that would have access to their homes for adequate profiling.

The children were immediately taken to an anonymous hospital for observation and are in the process of being re-united with their parents.

The kids between the ages of 6, 4 and 11 months old were abducted by the housemaid on April 8, a day into her job as the family maid.

The housemaid, Mary Akinloye, a 23-year-old indigene of Ibadan, Oyo State, was said to have been hired through an online trading portal, OLX.

She, as well as her accomplices, contacted the children’s’ parents and demanded a fifteen million naira (N15m) ransom.

Reports say the parents of the children had posted a notice on an online sales portal, stating that they needed the services of a nanny.

Ms Akinloye then offered her services, gave them the contact numbers of two individuals, whom she claimed were her relatives.

The Orekoya family then arranged to formalise documentation with the purported relatives.

The anguish, despair and anxiety of the couple has however come to an end with the kids having been found.

Unfortunate Situation

Meanwhile, the online portal, OLX, where the Orekoya family got the details of the nanny, said the kidnap of the children was an unfortunate situation.

In a statement made available to Channels Television’s correspondent, Shola Soyele, OLX said “it is an online classified site that brings buyers and sellers together to promote trade. The site takes steps to moderate and review all ads but does not participate in the negotiations between buyers and sellers as Transactions are performed directly between both parties”.

The country manager of OLX Nigeria, Lola Masha, who signed the statement, said the company had, in all its marketing campaign, continuously urged its users to take necessary precautionary checks when using the site.

OLX also urged its users to help kick out bad players by reporting any dubious activity or user on the site for immediate action.

OLX Says Kidnap Of Children Is Unfortunate

Three Kidnapped Children foundAn online portal, OLX, says the kidnap of  three children by an agent that the Orekoya family had met through the online portal was an ‘unfortunate situation’.

The three missing children were found on Wednesday in Lagos State where they were taken hostage.

In a statement made available to Channels Television’s correspondent, Shola Soyele, OLX said “it is an online classified site that brings buyers and sellers together to promote trade. The site takes steps to moderate and review all ads but does not participate in the negotiations between buyers and sellers as Transactions are performed directly between both parties”.

The country manager of OLX Nigeria, Lola Masha, who signed the statement, said the company had, in all its marketing campaign, continuously urged its users to take necessary precautionary checks when using the site.

OLX also urged its users to help kick out bad players by reporting any dubious activity or user on the site for immediate action.

The three missing children of the Orekoya family kidnapped by their nanny, have been found in Lagos State where they were taken hostage.

In an interview with Channels Television, police sources revealed that the kidnappers, faced by immense pressure the incident had generated, abandoned the children in Shasha area of Lagos State, Nigeria’s south-west region.

The children were immediately taken to an anonymous hospital for observation and are in the process of being re-united with their parents.

The police have urged the public to contact them before employing persons that would have access to their homes for adequate profiling.