Police operatives arrests a man suspected to be mentally unstable for allegedly stealing a baby in Lagos state.
The man identified as Olamilekan Adeoye who was dressed in a nurse uniform stormed the Maternal and Child Hospital which was occupied by pregnant mothers, and babies in Gbaja, Surulere Local Government Area of the state.
One of the hospital workers said, “he came in and pounce on food and beverages for patients before he was noticed and arrested.”
Confirming the development, the Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos, Adekunle Ajisebutu said preliminary investigation shows that the suspect is mentally unstable.
Ajisebutu explained that the suspect was referred to the police hospital and has now been transferred to the psychiatric hospital in Yaba for further investigation.
The police spokesman stated that the parents of the suspect who lives in the Fadeyi area of the state have also been contacted and have confirmed that the suspect is not in a stable mental state.
According to the police spokesman, an investigation is on to ascertain the mental status of the suspect.
In a viral video which circulated earlier on Wednesday, the suspect was seen escorted out of the building by workers and a policeman.