Beggar Arrested For Trying To Kidnap Child In Lagos

The beggar is said to have made an attempt to kidnap a toddler in Lagos Island

A beggar has been arrested and charged to court in Lagos for allegedly attempting to kidnap a little child.

31-year-old Gboyega Dauda was accused of trying to abduct Ismail Abdullahi, a toddler.

Dauda was charged today, September 9, 2014 before a Magistrates Court in the Tinubu area of the state.

The prosecutor, Koti Aondohemba, told the court that the suspect committed the offence on September 8 at about 4 p.m on Lagos Island.

He said:

“…As he crossed the road, some passers-by who noticed the strange movement of the accused quickly apprehended him before he could abscond with the boy,’’

The accused pleaded not guilty to the crime.

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