The maid who whisked away the Orekoya kids and demanded a N13 million ransom for the release of the boys has been arrested by security operatives attached to the Lagos State police command.
The kids; Ademola (6), Adedamola (4) and Aderomola (11 months) were abducted by the housemaid on April 8, a day into her job as the family maid
The housemaid, Mary Akinloye, a 23-year-old indigene of Ibadan, Oyo State, was said to have been hired through OLX, an online trading portal.
The South African portal formerly known as Dealfish, deals in buying and selling online.
It is also a free classified advert website where one can easily post adverts including vacancies for free.
This news of the maid arrest was confirmed by popular media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu via popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter.
“The maid (in the Orekoya kidnapping) was arrested last night.” the tweet read.
He was quoting the Lagos State commissioner of police.