Husband, Wife Arrested For Stealing A Day Old Baby in Ondo

The Ondo Police command has on Wednesday paraded a 35 year old woman, Funmi Mogbojuri and her husband, after their earlier arrest for absconding with a baby to Makun, Sagamu in Ogun State.

According to the Police in a press statement signed by SP. Odunlami Funmilayo, Mnipr, the Police Public Relations Officer, Ondo State Command in Akure, investigations revealed that Funmi Mogbojuri had stolen another baby on the 16th of January, 2021, in Okitipupa, took the child to Igbokoda and gave him to one Mr. Lucky, and said the child died few days later.

Below is the statement from the police as obtained Nigerian cable news online unedited:

PRESS BRIEFING/PARADE OF SUSPECTS BY ONDO STATE POLICE COMMAND IGBATORO ROAD, AKURE
JULY 20, 2022

CHILD STEALING:- On 13th July, 2022, one Abass Issah of Arikawe Street, Okitipupa came to the Station and reported that his new born baby was stolen by unknown persons.

Discreet investigation by Okitipupa Divisional Policemen led to the arrest of one Funmi Mogbojuri ‘f’ age 35years who absconded with the baby to Makun, Sagamu in Ogun State.

During interrogation, she confessed to have absconded with the baby to her husband’s house one Odunayo Ayobami ‘m’, it was also discovered that she stole another baby on the 16th of January, 2021, in Okitipupa, took the child to Igbokoda and gave him to one Lucky ‘m’ and said the child died few days later.

Investigation is on going.

E-Signed

SP. Odunlami Funmilayo, Mnipr,
Police Public Relations Officer,
For:- The Commissioner of Police,
Ondo State Command,
Akure.

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