A center aged man in the present day kidnapped a set of male twin toddlers on the Ekeki Motor Park space of Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital. In response to studies, the mom of the twins, Taiwo and Kehinde, Mrs Modupe Joseph, roasts corn alongside the highway.
This afternoon, she went out of her store to purchase some issues and left her 5 kids in the care of her neighbor, one Aisha Ahmed and the kidnapper got here to her gross sales level, pretending to purchase corn. Funmi who’s the twins older sister mentioned the person gave her N200 to go and purchase meals for the twins.
Crying uncontrollably, Funmi mentioned she refused to gather the cash and advised the person that herself and her siblings had eaten again at residence and that they weren’t hungry. After a lot pestering, she collected the cash from the person and went to purchase the meals, leaving her brothers in the care of a complete stranger. It was whereas she was away the person whisked the toddlers into his automotive and sped off.
“The person gave me N200 to purchase meals for my brothers however I advised him that they’ve they eaten however he insisted, so I collected the cash. Earlier than I returned, he had carried my brothers away,” she mentioned.
When questioned, Aisha whom Mrs Modupe had left her kids with, mentioned the kidnapper additionally succeeded in distracting her by giving her N1000 to additionally purchase meals for the youngsters. In response to her, the person mentioned he wanted change in decrease Naira denominations.
“One man got here to me and gave me N1,000 observe to purchase three plates of meals for the youngsters in order that he may have change in his hand, however I requested him to carry the cash so I might purchase a recharge card for him to get change. Whereas I went to get the recharge card, I noticed the eldest among the many kids (Funmi) and I queried her for leaving the youngsters, however she advised me that the person gave her N200 to purchase meals for the youngsters. Once we returned, we didn’t see the 2 boys. I do not know what has occurred to them.” Aisha mentioned
The mom of the twins who wept uncontrollably, mentioned ”I left my kids with my pal Aisha to purchase salt at Tombia junction. Now they’re telling me that my infants are nowhere to be discovered. If I do not see my kids, I’ll die.”
Confirming the incident, the state police command’s spokesperson, DSP Asinim Butswat, mentioned the command has already commenced investigation into the matter and that the kidnapper will quickly be arrested and the twins rescued safely.