Ibikunle, has been detained by the police after he was caught with a
four-year-old girl in the Oyero area of Ijoko, Ogun State.
bricklayer, had held his victim, Eniola, by the neck and was about to
strangle her in an uncompleted building when he was caught by passersby.
stolen a three-year-old boy and sold him for N1,500, was later handed
over to operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Agbado
Eniola and her 11-year-old sister, Opeyemi, were following their father,
Segun Quadri, to a church in Ijoko around 2pm on Tuesday.
confessed to have stolen a three-year-old boy around the Ijoko area
sometime in June and sold him to a man in the Sango area for N1,500.
child abduction to augment my wages. A man in the Sango area contracted
me to always get children for him. I don’t know what he uses them for.
Last month, I abducted a boy of about three years and sold him to the
man for N1,500.
the children were already late for a church programme on that day which
made him to walk faster than them.
1pm on Tuesday. We had a programme in our church and we were late. Since
Opeyemi is older, I thought they should be able to find their way to
some people called me that Opeyemi said her younger sister had been
abducted. She said the abductor escaped with Eniola to an uncompleted
building and she led us there. We met him holding her by the neck.”
and he stated that he sells his victims to a man in the Sango area. But
he has yet to mention the name of the kingpin. Some operatives followed
him to the area twice, but he did not lead them to the man’s house. We
are going to ensure that we track him down,” the source said.
child stealing. The police were able to arrest the suspect with the help
of residents. The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has directed
that the suspect should be transferred to the command headquarters for a