A nine month pregnant, Mrs. Juwon Akanbieme, has been arrested alongside two other gang members during a failed robbery operation in Edo State.
P.M.EXPRESS reports that heavily pregnant Mrs. Juwon, is the leader of the robbery gang as she specialized in using her pregnancy as trap to rob their unsuspecting victims.
The two other gang members were identified as Osagiede Izevbokun and Godfrey Okonide, were apprehended after a failed operation.
Confirming arrest, the Edo State Police Public Relations Officer, Chidi Nwabuzor, stated the modus operandi of the gang.
He stated that, the pregnant woman, Mrs. Juwon, was made to stand by the road side pretending to be in labour for road users to have pity and stop to offer assistance by probably taking her to the hospital.
However, any road user, who stops, is immediately attacked by the gang members who are stationed in the bush with dangerous weapons such as cutlass, knives, guns and others.
Their activities had been going on before the Police unmasked and arrested them.
He said that the suspects will be charged to Court after investigation is concluded.