Police Arrest Two Women For Stealing Baby Boy In Ogun

The Nigeria Police Force in Ogun state have reportedly arrested two women for allegedly stealing a baby boy.

It was gathered that one of the suspects aged 53-year-old and identified as Chinyere Nwozu was seen with the crying one week old baby at about 9 am on July 25.

As she could not breastfeed the crying baby as a mother, members of the public became suspicious and they immediately alerted the police at Sango Ota divisional headquarters.

According to the state PPRO, Abimbola Opeyemi “Upon the information, the DPO of Sango Ota, SP Dahiru Saleh, detailed his detectives to the scene where the woman was promptly arrested,”

He said, the arrested Nwozu had confessed during interrogation that “she is not the biological mother of the child; but that she bought the child somewhere in Agege area of Lagos state through one Ngozi Akaeme at the rate of 500,000 naira.”

Upon her confession, it was learnt that detectives went after the said Ngozi Akaeme and got her arrested.

Akaeme reportedly told the police that she was an accomplice to Chinyere Nwozu, adding that “she actually negotiated with the biological mother of the baby who agreed to sell the baby.”

Oyeyemi said efforts to make Akaeme accompany the cops to locate where the biological mother of the baby is, proved abortive.

He explained further that the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has directed that the two suspects should be transferred to the State CIID for further investigation and possible prosecution.

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