39-year-old Mercy Momoh from Edo,Arrested in Ekiti for Escaping With 2- Month-Old Baby

Operatives of the Ekiti Police Command have finally arrested an Edo State born woman alleged to have stolen a two – month- old baby.

Zolex gathered that the 39-year-old lady, Mercy Momoh who hailed from Edo state was arrested on Saturday at her residence located at Odo-Aremu area, along old governor’s office in the state capital.
It was gathered that the baby was stolen from his mother, Mrs Funmilayo Sunday on Friday around 1pm at the State Secretariat.

The command spokesperson, Caleb Ikechukwu, who confirmed the arrest to journalists on Saturday in Ado-Ekiti, said investigation is still ongoing to unravel the proper situation.

He said: “It is confirmed that the woman who stole two-month-old baby has been arrested by the operatives of the Ekiti Police Command.
The suspect is Mercy Momoh, a 39-year-old lady from Edo State. She was apprehended through intelligence made available to the police and would be prosecuted after conclusion of investigation.
“Investigation is still ongoing. More details will come to reveal what really transpired.
“The Nigeria Police would no longer reveal to the public the means which they effect the arrest of criminals because criminals these days now always take advantage of such information.

“And acting on that information on how they can be arrested they now devise other means of carrying-out their nefarious act without being arrested.
“All I can tell you is that the woman that stole the infant baby has been arrested and investigation is still ongoing
“We call on members of the public to be careful when dealing with strangers. The suspect was apparently nice to the victim that was why she got the baby easily. Citizens should not be carried away by kind strangers”, Ikechukwu said.
It was gathered that the Commissioner of police, Amba Asuquo, has directed that the matter to be thoroughly investigated without delay, and necessary action taken for justice to prevail in the case.

39-year-old Mercy Momoh from Edo,Arrested in Ekiti for Escaping With 2- Month-Old Baby

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