Nigeria, April 12 -- The police in Ogun State say thay have arrested three members of a kidnap syndicate who had been allegedly terrorising commuters along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known in a statement on Monday.

He said the suspects were arrested at Fidiwo area along Lagos-Ibadan express way, following a tipoff from some hunters

Mr Oyeyemi gave the identities of the suspects as, Nathaniel Jacob, 24, from Nasarawa State; Isah Danladi, 22 from Kogi State; and Abubakar Rabiu, 23, from Niger State. He said hunters sighted the suspects in the bush where they were planning on how to strike along the expressway.

He said the hunters quickly alerted the police, who rallied other securit...