Police in Ogun state have arrested a man; Olakunle Agbaje, in possession of two months old baby allegedly stolen from the mother at 32 odukoya street Adesan in mowe area of the state.
The suspected on Saturday allegedly sneaked into the home of Mrs. Marufu Taiwo who slept off while breastfeeding her baby and stole the two months old boy.
According to reports, the suspect who resides at no 13 Dennis Street Arigbawonwo was tiptoeing out of the room with the baby, when the child’s mother woke up and raised alarm for help from neighbors who alerted the police to the alleged crime.
The Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed incident disclose that the Divisional Police Officer for Mowe division; Mavis Jayeola, mobilized officers to the area adding that the suspect claimed that he strayed into the woman’s room unknowingly and pleaded for mercy adding that he did not know what push him to commit the crime.
The Police Spokesman said that the suspect has been transferred to the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation on the directive of the Police Commissioner, Bashir Manama.