The gallant operatives of the Lagos State Task Force, on Wednesday, rescued a 4-months-old n*ked baby packed inside a bag and dumped by her mother under the popular bridge in Oshodi.
The Lagos State Task Force says its men have rescued a four-month-old baby boy put in a bag and dumped under the bridge in Oshodi area of the state.
The Chairman of the outfit, SP Olayinka Egbeyemi, told newsmen in Ikeja that the enforcement team of the Task Force rescued the baby while on duty in the area.
Egbeyemi said that the 18-year-old mother of the baby was arrested by an official of the force when she was running away after dumping the baby.
He said that during an investigation, the mother confessed that she dumped the baby because she could no longer take care of him.
“We have briefed the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, about the incident and he has directed that the baby and his mother be immediately transferred to Social Welfare Department of the Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Development,” Egbeyemi said.
The 18-year-old suspect, Timilehin Adeshina, said she was sent out with the baby by her mother to go and locate the man who impregnated her after she gave birth.
“My mother sent me out because I could not identify the man who impregnated me. I had s*x with different men,” she said.
According to her she dropped out of school because of poverty while in JSS II at Lovely School, Ejigbo, Lagos.
She said her mother (Mrs. Zabela Adeshina from Delta State) who sent her out lives at No 26 Coker Street, Ejigbo, Lagos and that her father (Mr. Adeshina) who hailed from Abeokuta in Ogun State died 9 years ago.
She however hinted that while sleeping outside with her baby several men paid to engaged her with s*x.