The Police Command Ekiti State disclose it has apprehended a 25-year-old man, Solomon Omole, for reportedly kidnapped a baby.

The prosecutor, Insp Bankole Olasunkanmi who revealed this to newsmen on Monday said Omole was charged to court in Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for stealing a baby.

Olasunkanmi told the court that the defendant and others still at large committed the offence on Jan. 22 at about 2:00 p.m in Itaji-Ekiti.

He also reported that the defendant and others still at large illegally kidnapped the child and Baba Sunday.

The offence against Section 371 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.

He also urge the court to suspend the case to allow him to thoroughly study the case file and gather his witnesses.

Again, the defence counsel, Mr Chris Omokahfe, appealed the court to release his client on bail, confidence that he would not jump the protocols.

But, Mr Adedayo Oyebanji, the Chief Magistrate, released the defendant on bail with the sum of N30,000 with a guarantor in like sum.

Oyebanji ordered that the guarantor must be a civil worker on at least Grade Level 7 and must have C of ownership of landed property.

He suspended the case till July 13 for hearing, NAN reports.

Meanwhile, A man identified as Peter Moses, a 20-year-old, who reportedly had sexual intercourse with a five-year-old girl, has been put to police custody at the Correctional Center by an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Mrs Adefumike Anoma, the Chief Magistrate, but, suspend the case till July 21 for references.

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