53-Year-Old Woman And Accomplice Arrested For Allegedly Stealing A Baby

A 53-year-old woman identified as Chinyere Nwozu and her accomplice have reportedly been apprehended by the Ogun State Police Command for reportedly stealing a one-week-old baby in the state.

According to reports, Chinyere was spotted carrying the baby around 9 AM on Tuesday 25th July 2022. Her refusal to breastfeed the crying baby raised suspicions and the public alerted the police at Sango Ota divisional headquarters.

The spokesperson for the Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirming the incident stated that “upon the information, the DPO Sango Ota, SP Dahiru Saleh, detailed his detectives to the scene where the woman was promptly arrested. 

Upon Interrogation, Chinyere confessed that she is not the biological mother of the baby but she bought the baby at an amount of N500,000 from one Ngozi Akaeme somewhere in the Agege area of Lagos state.

Her confession led to the arrest of Ngozi Akaeme who confessed to have sold the baby to Chinyere. She stated that she had negotiated with the biological mother of the baby and she agreed to sell the baby to her.

The two are currently in police custody as further investigation are ongoing to ensure justice and find out the real truth behind the whole brouhaha.

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