Nov 8, 2017 – Suspected Kidnapped Who Lured Toddler With Candy In An Attempt To Abduct Her Charged
Stella Ojei, a 32-year-old woman who allegedly lured a toddler with candy and attempted to abduct her, today appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
According to the prosecutor, Sgt. Raphael Donny,Ojei committed the offence on Oct. 28 on Kareem Babatunde Street, Dopemu, Lagos.
Donny said that the two- year -old child was playing with his friends when the accused passed by, saw them and lured the child with sweet.
“The accused was about taking the child when one of the neighbours sighted her and raised an alarm.
“The accused was apprehended and handed over to the police”.
“The offence contravenes Section 406 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015,’’ the prosecutor submitted.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Folakemi Davies-Abegunde granted her bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Davies-Abegunde adjourned the case until Dec. 11 for hearing.