The Ogun State Police Command, arrested two women for allegedly stealing a new born baby boy few days ago in Ogun State, the suspects identified as Chinyere Nwozu, and Ngozi Akaeme.
According to Daily post, one of the suspects 53-year-old Chinyere, was seen with the one week old baby crying at about 9am on 25 July.
The crying baby draw the attention of the public as they became suspicious of her not breastfeeding the baby as the mother, they immediately informed the police at Sango Ota divisional headquarters.
“Upon the information, the DPO of Sango Ota, SP Dahiru Saleh, detailed his detectives to the scene where the woman was promptly arrested,” Ogun police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi said on Saturday.
According to the spokesman, the arrested Nwozu had confessed during interrogation that “she is not the biological mother of the child; stating 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, Wakadaily gathered 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.”
The spokesman said efforts to make Akaeme accompany the cops to where the biological mother of the baby is, proved abortive.
According to him, 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.”