After the release of the children on Wednesday night,the Lagos state Commissioner of Police has confirmed that, Mary Akinloye,the maid who ran off with the Orekoya kids was arrested last night .
He made the revelation this morning. Meanwhile,his earlier claims that No ransom was paid has been refuted by the parents. Thought they didn’t disclose the amount, they said they paid a ransom for their release and the kids were found in a bag at Egbeda, Lagos.
The Orekoya kids have been reunited with their family, says their father, Mr Adeleke Orekoya in a message, When The Nation visited their Lawanson, Surulere, Lagos home, family members were in joyous mood. They were seen going through copies of The Nation published on the kids.
They told our reporter that Mr Adeleke Orekoya, his wife, Bisi have taken the children to hospital. When contacted on phone, Mr Orekoya confirmed the reunion of his kids. He thanked The Nation for staying by the family. According to him, the family intends to hold joint briefing with the police at 7pm later today.
Orekoya told The Nation that the kids have been in hospital since last night.