Police Nab 8 Swindlers, Woman for Stealing 5-Month Old Baby
Eight persons including three women have been arrested by the Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Police for swindling over three hundred persons in Igboho town of close to three million naira.
The suspects, according to the commissioner of police, Nwachuckwu Ewonwu operate under a name Noble City Global Concept, registered the unsuspected customers with one thousand five hundred naira and urged them to make a weekly contribution of seven thousand naira to enable them to benefit three hundred thousand naira.
The leader of the gang, Kola Oyejobe, the secretary, Mrs Romoke Oladipupo and an agent, Miss Damilola Adejumo explained that they chose the town because of the low level of education of the residents in Igboho.
Also paraded was a twenty-four year old woman, Maryam Jamiu who travelled down to Ibadan from Ilara Mokin, Ondo State to steal a five month old baby form her friend’s neighbour.
Mrs Jamiu said she perpetrated the act because of threat from her husband and his family due to her inability to get pregnant.
Reacting, the commissioner of police encourage residents of Oyo State to continue to partner the police to rid the state of criminals.