According to eyewitnesses, the woman’s cover
was blown after a man heard her conversation
on the phone with another person,
presumably the leader of her kidnap gang »
at the Oriolori area of Ikire in the state.
The witness said that the woman who was
speaking in low tones, raised the suspicions of
the man when she allegedly said in the Yoruba
‘Omo obirin kekere shi wa pelu iya re. Mo nwo
na’, which literary means: ‘The little girl is still
with her mother, I am watching.’
The man who overheard her was said to have
raised the alarm and when a mob gathered
and began the woman, she allegedly confessed
that she has been using the madness as a
disguise to perpetrate the crime.
The suspect after the police rescued her
The suspect was seriously beaten and was said
to be at the point of death before the police
came and rescued her and took her away.