Woman arrested with dead baby in Lagos




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A mob almost set ablaze a arrested with a dead baby at the weekend Lagos. It gathered that the incident occurred at the Mile 2 Oke area of Amuwo Odofin  Lagos . She said to have been rescued by a team of attached to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS). Recovered from the were the dead baby, two bags containing clothes, drugs and baby . It was gathered that the had been sighted the area with the strapped to her back for three days. A witness said: “ man in a commercial bus alerted us that the on the back of the woman was motionless. This attracted some curious passengers in the bus that were trapped in a gridlock. of the passengers went close to the woman and shook the baby. But before we could confirm anything, people gathered around and attempted to set the woman ablaze. But for the timely arrival of attached to the Rapid Response Squad, she would have been killed.”

[eap_ad_1] When newsmen interrogated the woman, she said: “I am from Delta , but I was born Lagos. I have three and there is nothing wrong with me. The baby on back is the last of three . He has been ill, fact, he had fever and needed blood transfusion but I could not afford the for it. He died three days ago. Before he died, we wanted to travel to the village. husband lives in Harcourt.” When asked for the phone number of her husband, she said: “The paper on which I wrote his number has been destroyed by rain. I don’t have any relative in Lagos.” A police source said the was still trying to unravel the mystery behind the incident. The senior police officer said: “We can’t say the motive yet. We cannot confirm if it was kidnapping or murder until after .” When contacted, Lagos Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, Lelma Kolle, said: “Well I heard it on our radio message, but I have not been officially briefed. I tried to confirm from both the Orile and Festac Divisional Police Officers because both share the jurisdiction but none seems to know anything about it.” (Daily Trust)

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