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Police Arrest Middle Age Woman For Stealing Four-Month Baby in Abeokuta

Falilat Olatunji with the four-month old baby boy at Police station

By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta

Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a middle-aged woman Falilat Olatunji for stealing four-month old baby boy at Sabo in Abeokuta.

Father of the boy with police

The suspect was arrested following a report by one Alhaji  Abdul Dawodu who reported at Sabo Ilupeju police station.

According to his report, one Taiwo Bello ‘F’ was washing clothing behind her house at Iyana Kajola Mile 2 Abeokuta, and left her four-month-old baby, Ibrahim Bello sleeping in the room.

Only for her to get back to the room and discovered that the baby has been taken away by an unknown person.

He explained further that the woman raised alarm which attracted a lot of people to the house and that up till the time of his report, the baby was yet to be found.

Upon the report, the DPO Sabo Ilupeju division CSP Alhasan AbdulAzeez mobilized his detectives to the scene and commenced a full-scale investigation into the case.

Their efforts yielded positive results when the suspect was sighted at Ilewo Orile with the baby and she was promptly arrested.

On interrogation, the suspect who resides at 23 Jawando street, Ayobo Lagos confessed of stealing the baby but claimed that she only wanted to use the baby to deceive her husband whom she had earlier informed that she got pregnant for as the product of the pregnancy.

Investigation further revealed that the suspect was once squatting in the same house with the parents of the baby and that she was present during the naming ceremony of the same baby. The baby has been reunited with his parents.

Meanwhile, the commissioner of police CP Bashir Makama has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.

He equally appealed to members of the public to always beware of people around them because there a lot of wolves in human skin.


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