Lagos - The police have arrested a 20-year-old man, Samuel Olabanji for stealing a two-year-old boy Rokeeb Akinwale while he was returning from school.
The suspected was said to have snatched the boy from the back of his 10-year-old neighbour, Shukura who strapped him on her back while they were returning from an Arabic school on Tunkarimu Street, Ajegunle, Lagos.
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The victim's mother Sadiat Akinwale, reported the matter at the police station but the boy is yet to be found.
The police said Olabanji had confessed to the crime.
The manhunt is still ongoing for the other members of the kidnapping gang who are said to be at large.
- News 24