By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
Nemesis has caught up with a suspected aerial female kidnapper following her arrest by police operatives.
Identified as Joy Kolapo, 28, our correspondent gathered that the suspect was nabbed in Omi Adio area of Oyo State following a painstaking investigation a s intelligence gathering by operatives attached to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) of Lagos State Police Command.
The suspect, alleged to have abducted a three-year old boy named simply as Bright on October 27, 2022 in Ejigbo area of Lagos, was said to be in possession of another victim one Moses, aged 7 years, whom she had kidnapped in Olopo Meta area of Oyo state.
The police public relations officer SP Benjamin Hundeyin who confirmed the arrest of the suspect, hinted that the boys were rescued unhurt and reunited with their parents.
The statement reads, ” Following painstaking investigation and intelligence gathering into the abduction of a three-year old boy, Bright, on October 27, 2022 in Ejigbo area of Lagos State, detectives of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Lagos State Command, have arrested one serial kidnapper, Joy Kolapo ‘f’ aged 28.
” The suspect was arrested in Omi Adio area of Oyo state on November 12, 2022 with another victim, one Moses ‘m’ aged 7 whom she had kidnapped in Olopo Meta area of Oyo state.
“:Investigation led to the rescue of Bright in Akute area of Ogun State same day the suspect was arrested.
” Further investigation revealed that the suspect was a neighbor to Bright’s parents and had received the sum of Fifty-Five Thousand Naira (N55,000) from his parents for his return.
” Thereafter, the suspect took the victim to her friend’s shop in Akute, begging her friend to babysit the child while she went shopping but never showed up again. The friend immediately notified the Police at Ojodu Abiosun Division in Akute of the abandoned child.
“:The suspect then travelled down to Oyo State after leaving Akute, kidnapped another victim, one Moses, demanded and received the sum of Twenty Thousand Naira (N20,000) from his parents before she was eventually arrested.
” The boys have been rescued unhurt and reunited with their parents. Meanwhile, the suspect has since been arraigned.