A woman, who was nabbed and paraded naked on Aka road, Okoko area of Lagos state on Monday has confessed she is a kidnapper that pretends to be a lunatic to abduct children. She reportedly usually seen around the area behaving like a lunatic, but allegedly regained sanity when she was apprehended trying to abduct a school child.
She was handed over to the Okoko Division Police Station afterwards where she was paraded before newsmen. The state Police Command Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Dolapo Badmos, said the case had been transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, Panti.
The unnamed child abductor said she belonged to a 27-woman syndicate from Benin Republic.
She said, "We were 27 women that came as a syndicate from Benin Republic. Each woman was given five phones to contact their buyers once the targets, mainly little children, were found.
"We then discard the phone after transactions to avoid been traced. The abduction is for outright sale, not for a ransom."