A woman, Falilat Olatunji, who lives in Lagos, has been arrested for allegedly stealing a four-month-old baby boy in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Olatunji, a resident of Ayobo in Ipaja area of the state, allegedly sneaked into a woman’s room at Iyana Lajola, Mile Two, Abeokuta and stole her sleeping four-month-old son.
The woman raised alarm which attracted a lot of people and the police was informed.
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A full scale investigation into the case yielded positive result when Falilat was sighted with the baby at Ilewo Orile and was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, the suspect confessed to stealing the baby, but claimed that she only wanted to use him to deceive her husband whom she had earlier informed that she got pregnant for.
Investigation further revealed that the suspect was once squatting in the same house with the parents of the baby and was present during the naming ceremony of the same baby.