I’m part of a 27-woman gang from Benin Republic—Child abductor


12 Jul 2016

I’m part of a 27-woman gang from Benin Republic—Child abductor

Views

It's only fair to share...

Share on Facebook
Share on Facebook
0
Share on Google+
Share on Google+
0
Tweet about this on Twitter
Tweet about this on Twitter

By Esther Onyegbula

A yet-to-be identified child abductor, who confessed to being part of a 27-woman syndicate from Benin Republic, narrowly escaped being lynched yesterday when she was caught at Aka Road, Okokomaiko area of Lagos.

The suspect... we have ready buyers of children
The suspect... we have ready buyers of children

The suspect… we have ready buyers of children

The lady, it was gathered, was usually seen around the area behaving like a lunatic, but became ‘sane’ when she was apprehended yesterday morning trying to abduct a child.

READ ALSO: I survived on water for 7 days-Former minister Anisulowo recounts ordeal with abductors

Obviously scared for her life when she was caught in the act, the yet-to-be identified lady reportedly began to divulge information of her activities.

According to the suspect, “we were 27 women that came as a syndicate from Benin Republic. Each woman was given five phones to contact their buyers once the targets, mainly little children, were found. We then discard the phone after transactions to avoid been traced. The abduction is for outright sale, not for a ransom.”

Kidnap history

Vanguard gathered that the missing child count in Okokomaiko and its environs, in the last two months, is about seven.

Few days ago, in the same Okokomaiko, another female child abductor was apprehended after she successfully kidnapped a child and attempted to kidnap the second child before she was noticed.

READ ALSO: I survived on water for 7 days-Former minister Anisulowo recounts ordeal with abductors

Unfortunately, she could not produce the first child before she was whisked away by the police.

Resident blasts police

Lamenting, a resident in the area, Omowummi Ireti, said: “In the last one year, the trend of women kidnapping children has been on the increase.

“Fortunately, some of the women involved have been caught in recent times and they are always rescued from the mob and whisked away by the police. But the sad thing is that nothing is ever heard of the outcome again.

“If the Nigerian Police is a serious outfit, one of such ‘arrests’ is enough lead to get to the root of this syndicate and crack it.”

When Vanguard visited the Okoko Division Police Station, the suspect was a shadow of herself as she has been beaten to stupor. She was vomiting and acting funny.

Contacted, the Lagos State Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, said that the case had been transferred to state CID, Panti.

.

News Source: Hope9ja, 9jaTales

  • 0Blogger Comment
  • Facebook Comment
  • Disqus Comment

Post a Comment

Be the first to comment among your friends

comments powered by Disqus