Men of the Oyo State Police Command have arrested a woman, Itunu Adepoju, accused of stealing a 3-day old baby girl in Ibadan.
The state police command’s spokesman, Adewale Osifeso, in a statement on Tuesday, said the suspect resident in Lagos absconded with the baby from her mother last week.
According to the statement, the mother of the baby, Monsurat Lateef, who lives in the Itamerin area, Ogbere, Ona Ara Local Government Area of Oyo State, reported the disappearance of the baby to the police.
The statement read: “The complainant, Monsurat Lateef, obliged the suspect before she later realized she had been tricked and that the suspect had absconded with her child.
“Investigation is ongoing and the matter would be expressly charged to court upon its completion.”