A 53-year-old woman, Chinyere Nwosu, who is currently being investigated by the Ogun state Police Command for stealing a one-week-old baby has revealed that she bought the baby.
According to Nwosu who is being investigated alongside her accomplice Ngozi Akaeme, “I am not the biological mother of the child. I bought the child somewhere in Agege area of Lagos state through Ngozi Akaeme at the rate of 500,000 naira.”
Nigeriacrime.com learned that sequel to her confession, detectives went after Ngozi Akaeme and eventually got her arrested.
Akaeme confessed been an accomplice to Chinyere Nwosu, according to Akaeme, I negotiated with the biological mother of the baby who agreed to sell the baby.”
Efforts to make her accompany policemen to locate the real mother of the baby proved abortive.
It was gathered that the operatives of the Ogun State Police Command arrested the main culprit Chinyere Nwosu on the 25th of July 2022, for stealing a one-week-old baby.
The suspect was arrested at about 9 am on the said date, when she was seen with the baby who was crying but she can not breastfeed him as a mother.
This arouses the suspicion of some members of the public, who quickly alerted the police at Sango Ota divisional headquarters.
Confirming the arrest, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi Police Public Relations, Officer Ogun state Police Command said upon the information, the DPO Sango Ota, SP Dahiru Saleh, detailed his detectives to the scene where the woman was promptly arrested.
During interrogation, she confessed to the police that she is not the biological mother of the child but that she bought the child somewhere in Agege area of Lagos state through one Ngozi Akaeme at the rate of 500,000 naira”, he added.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has directed that the suspects be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and possible prosecution.