Five-month-old baby rescued from 22-year-old kidnapper

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one twenty-two-year old Suliyat Badmus for allegedly kidnapping a five-month-old baby in Lagos. The state Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, on Wednesday said the mother of the child, Shukurat Opeoluwadu, had gone to hawk local herbs on September 26, 2018, when the suspect allegedly took advantage of her absence and fled with the baby. He added that after a distress call, operatives of the anti-kidnapping unit of the command were mobilised and they eventually arrested the suspect, while the baby was…

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Man arrested for producing adulterated wine in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Ifeanyi Udeh, 32, for alleged production of adulterated fruit wine. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, said on Monday that operatives of the command intercepted the suspect during a stop-and-search duty in Agbowa, in the Ikorodu area of the state. Imohimi said Udeh confessed to producing the adulterated drinks when interrogated, adding that such product lead to health challenges. The CP said, “The policemen went to the suspect’s apartment and recovered 50 cartons of adulterated alcoholic drinks and other category…

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Man imprisoned for stealing girlfriend’s phone

Ifeanyi Chijioke, a 26-year-old man, has been sentenced to one month imprisonment by an Ogba Magistrates’ Court for stealing a phone valued at N150,000 and a sum of N20,000. The police arraigned Chijioke on one count of stealing. The defendant pleaded guilty to the charge. The magistrate, W.A. Salami, gave Chijioke, who was said to be a first time offender, an option of two months’ community service. Earlier, the police prosecutor, Abiola Adewale, told the court that the complainant, Folorunsho Funmilayo, reported the case at the Ikeja Police Station. According…

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Model raped, murdered in Ondo state, Akeredolu demands prosecution of killers

A model and graduate of Adeyemi College of Education in Ondo town, Ajila Seun has been raped and murdered. The ugly incident happened around Sunday Bus Stop in Akure, Ondo State. Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has asked the state police command to identify the killers of Ajila Seun who was allegedly raped and stabbed to death. Akeredolu gave the directive on Saturday through a press statement signed by his  Chief Press Secretary, Segun Ajiboye. The governor asked the police to ensure that Seun’s killers were arrested and prosecuted…

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Man sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for killing brother over girlfriend

A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja yesterday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Collins Abakwe to 10-years imprisonment for being found guilty of stabbing his younger brother to death with a broken bottle. Justice Raliat Adebiyi sentenced the convict after finding him guilty of a one count charge of involuntary manslaughter, stabbing his younger brother, Chibuke Abakwe to death. The convict was arraigned in 2013 for murder and he pleaded not guilty to the charge brought against him by the state government. Following his plea of not guilty, the state however commenced trial before…

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Man arrested for conspiring with friends to rob wife

A man, Adewale Lukmon, has been arrested for allegedly conspiring with his friends, identified as Bidemi Fatai, Saheed Owolabi and Babatunde Ageele, to rob his wife, Funmilayo, of the sum of N159,000. It was gathered that both husband and wife lived together at their house on Leadway Estate, Eruwen, Ikorodu, Lagos State. It was further learnt that on July 23, 2018, Funmilayo, a building contractor, got a business deal of N159,000. When she was given the money, her husband reportedly advised her to deposit it in her bank account. On…

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Father arrested for raping and impregnating 13-year-old daughter

Operatives of the Edo State Police Command have arrested Friday Moses, a middle-aged man, for allegedly raping his 13-year-old daughter in the Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state. The suspect was arrested by the police after a complaint by members of Okah community in the area. Moses was alleged to have started defiling the primary six pupil at the age of seven, which continued till she became 13 years old. It was gathered that the victim did not know that she was pregnant until it became obvious to some residents.…

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Man arrested for defiling underaged daughters, says “I wanted to teach them a lesson”

Femi Peter Abidoye, a 30-year-old commercial bus driver alleged to have been having carnal knowledge of his two step- daughters for years have been arrested in Bariga area of Lagos. Trouble started for the victims aged 13 and 16 respectively, after their parents separated. Their mother, a cleaner at an undisclosed hospital, moved her three children to her new home, after she remarried. Their step-father, Femi Peter Abidoye, as gathered, started violating the eldest of the girls, who was 15 years. Unable to bear the sexual abuse, she reportedly fled home,…

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Cleric, 16 pregnant women arrested in Rivers baby factory

Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested a cleric and 16 pregnant women after operatives of the Command raided a suspected baby factory in Port Harcourt belonging to the cleric identified as Glory Raphael. Apart from the 16 pregnant girls, three other persons helping the cleric to run the baby factory were also apprehended. The State Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed, told newsmen on Saturday that Raphael was engaged in child trafficking in the guise of operating a legal business. Ahmed said that the police were able to…

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62-year-old man defiles five-year-old girl, gives her N20

A 62-year-old man, identified only as Wadada has allegedly defiled a five-year-old girl in Akute Odo, in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State. It was learnt that the victim, who stayed with her mother in a church, had gone to fetch water at the suspect’s borehole, when she was defiled. He was alleged to have pacified her with N20. The victim’s mother, upon seeing the money, reportedly queried how she came about it and she confessed that it was given to her by the suspect after defiling her.…

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