Female Tenant On The Run After Kidnapping Landlord, Neighbour’s Sons In Ogun
A female tenant (name unknown) has allegedly kidnapped two boys both aged 4 years, who are children to her landlord and a neighbour, in the Sango Ota area of Ogun State.
The yet to be identified woman, fled with the boys three days after renting an apartment.
Speaking on the incident on Wednesday, the Ogun state police command’s Public Relations Officer, Omolola Odutola, said the landlord identified as Johnson Oshinowo, rented an apartment to the unknown woman on December 7, 2023 without proper identity checks.
She said, “On December 12, 2023, at about 0835hrs, a landlord informed the police that he rented a room apartment to a woman on December, 7 and on December 11, the woman abducted his son and his neighbour’s son without any trace of their destination.
“Immediately the report was received, detectives swung into action and visited the scene to conduct preliminary inquiries.
“From the preliminary investigation, it was gathered by the detectives that the woman had only spent three days in the rented house without any known background information. It was also gathered that the landlord and house agent have no profile of the suspect.”
“The CP has directed a discrete investigation and urged operatives to intensify their efforts to track down the suspect and rescue the children”.