Bricklayer abducts children, sells one for $5

Bricklayer abducts children, sells one for $5
Published: 2016 July 30 01:00:38 (6878 Views)
A man has been detained by the police after he was reportedly caught trying to strangle a four-year-old girl in Ogun State, Nigeria.

Eniola and her 11-year-old sister, Opeyemi, had been following their father, Segun Quadri, to a church and the father had gone some distance ahead when the suspect, Ola Ibikunle, ambushed the children and abducted Eniola.



The victim's sister, Opeyemi, raised the alarm and passersby caught up with the suspect as he was trying to strangle the girl. Ibikunle was beaten up by an angry mob before the police arrived on the scene.

The suspect confessed to have stolen a three-year-old boy sometime in June and sold him to a man for N1,500 ($5).

He said, "I am a bricklayer, but I use child abduction to augment my wages. A man in the Sango area contracted me to always get children for him. I don't know what he uses them for. Last month, I abducted a boy of about three years and sold him to the man for N1,500."



Source - Punch Metro

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