Woman Arrested For Faking Pregnancy

The Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special  Offences on Thursday  in Ikeja paraded a 29-year-old woman it arrested for faking pregnancy.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the woman was  arrested under the Ikeja Bridge, where she had been using her  “heavy pregnancy” to deceive and solicit alms from residents.

She was paraded with a pillow, which she hid under her dress to fake a protruded belly, to defraud unsuspecting members of the  public.

Speaking on the arrest, Mr Bayo Sulaiman, Chairman of the Task Force, said the woman was nabbed  following a tip-off from members of the public about her suspicious activities.

Sulaiman explained that the suspect confessed to the dishonest business after arrest and even displayed to officials how she faked the pregnancy to appeal to people`s sympathy and defraud  them.

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