One Mrs Falilat Olatunji has been arrested for allegedly stealing the four-month-old baby of her benefactor in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Ms Taiwo Bello, the mother of the child, Ibrahim, had left him in the room while sleeping and stepped out to wash her clothes behind the house at Iyana Kajola, Mile 2, Abeokuta, only to return to discover that he was missing.
The woman raised alarm which attracted a lot of people and the police was informed.
A full scale investigation into the case yielded positive result when Falilat was sighted with the baby at Ilewo Orile and was promptly arrested. .
On interrogation, the suspect, who resides at 23, Jawando street, confessed to stealing Ibrahim, but claimed that she only wanted to use him to deceive her husband whom she had earlier informed that she got pregnant for.
Investigation further revealed that the suspect was once squatting in the same house with the parents of the baby and was present during the naming ceremony of the same baby.