Nigeria: Woman Nabbed for Kidnapping Five-Year-Old Pupil

A middle-aged woman has been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly abducting a five-year-old pupil of a private nursery and primary school.

It was gathered that nemesis caught up with the woman simply identified as Basira, following the disappearance of the young boy, Destiny, a pupil of Sulaful Nursery and Primary School, Okokomaiko, Badagry/Seme expressway,

Lagos who until the incident, accompanied his older siblings on an errand.

The incident occurred at about 5:35pm on Sunday.

The woman was arrested while trying to escape with the child by a manhunt launched after her by the parents of the young boy and sympathisers.

An irate mob was said to have beaten her to a pulp before she handed over to detectives at the Okokomaiko divisional police station where she was being quizzed over the incident.

Spokesperson of the Lagos State Police Command, Ngozi Braide, confirmed the incident and said detectives were still holding the woman in their custody for investigation.

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