May 22, 2018

Mob beat okada rider who kidnap twin boys

Mob beat okada rider who kidnap twin boys

A commercial motorcyclist caused panic on Alubarika Street, in the Bariga area of Lagos State after he fled with three-year-old twin brothers, Joseph and Joel Osinaike.

PUNCH Metro gathered that the kids’ mother, who lives in the area, had brought them to a bus stop beside a First Bank branch in the community to get a motorcycle that would take them to school.  After a few minutes wait at the bus stop, the okada (motorcycle) rider, who was identified as Awaliu Yunusa, stopped to pick the school kids and their mother.Our correspondent learnt that Yunusa carried one of the twins and put him on the tank of the motorcycle, while their mother seated the other boy at the back. She was about to climb the motorcycle when Yunusa reportedly zoomed off with the pupils.

An eyewitness, who identified himself as Olansile Damola, told PUNCH Metro that the incident happened on Tuesday at about 7.30am. Damola, a shop owner around the bus stop, said about 15 motorcycles went after the suspect after the mother raised the alarm.

He said, “Normally, I open shop around 9am, but that day, I came to pick something I forgot in the shop the previous day. “After I had picked the item, I saw a woman (the twins’ mother) crying and running after a speeding motorcycle, which carried two kids in uniform.  Read more 

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