Three Women Arrested for Using Other People's Babies to Beg for Money

Three friends Chinyere Blessing, Mrs. Ifebeche Uguwozor and Miss Chiamaka have been arrested for hiring babies to beg for alms.

A sum of N120,000 was reportedly found on them.

The women were allegedly hiring babies from different mothers with one of them carrying them as her triplet.

Officials of the Edo State Ministry of Women Affairs, acting on intelligence report, swooped on Blessing who sat with three babies at the popular Ring Road.

Blessing was said to have confessed that the supposed triplets were of different ages, parents and that they were not her babies.

She was said to have taken the officials to the hotel where the mothers of the parents lodged.

The suspects reportedly confessed that it was their third operation in Edo State as they came in from Enugu State.

They were subsequently arrested.