Drama as a man attempts to snatch a baby from the mother in Ado Ekiti

Drama Ensued today in Ado Ekiti as a young man attempted to kidnap a baby from the back of the mother.

The incident which occurred at about ten o’clock in the morning at the popular Fajuyi Roundabout close to the entrance of the government house in Ado Ekiti, threw many commuters to surprise.

The lad who was showing some display of insanity after the arrest was said to have accosted the woman who was backing the baby and struggled to take off the child from her leaving the woman with injuries on her arm and feet.

It took the intervention of some youths around who came to the rescue of the woman.

Report says the suspected abductor had succeeded in collecting the mobile phone of the woman which was retrieved from him.

A mobile phone belonging to the suspect showed that he had also conversed with several people before the incident.

While resisting arrest the suspect attacked one of the youths and left him injured.

Subsequently, the suspect after severe beating by irate youths was taken to the Ado Area Command police station for necessary investigation.

Speaking with newsmen some of the commuters expressed concern over the increasing rate of crime and kidnapping in the society.

They appealed to Ekiti State police command to handle the case with utmost sincerity as the suspect could help in apprehending some other evil doers in the state.

Attempts to speak with the Police Public Relations Officer Caleb Ikechukwu was unsuccessful as his mobile lines were not reachable.