A 19-year-old teenager, Chisom Obiora, has been arrested by the police in for attempting to abduct a baby in Lagos State.
The suspect reportedly attempted to steal a 3-year-old boy after punching his mother, Mrs. Rofiat Ayinde, in the Satellite town area of the state on April 12th, whilst they were walking along the road.
The mother of the little boy shouted for help which led to the arrest of the suspect.
When interrogated, the suspect denied attempting to kidnap the boy but said he only picked the boy so he could show him direction to a place he was going.
Meanwhile, the spokesperson of the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bala Elkana, confirm the incident, said the case of the stolen child was reported at Satellite Police Station.
“The mother of the missing boy reported that her son, Al-ameen Ayinde, was abducted. It was through investigation that Chisom Obiora was arrested by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Satellite Police Station, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), Chike Oti. The child was rescued unhurt.”