Police in Edo state have arrested a woman, Mrs. Juwon Akanbieme, carrying a 9-month old pregnancy, alongside two other gang members during a failed robbery attack in the State.
It was gathered that Mrs Juwon, who is the leader of the group specializes in using her heavy pregnancy to trap unsuspecting members of public.
The two other gang members arrested were identified as Osagiede Izevbokun and Godfrey Okonide, who were apprehended after a failed operation.
This was disclosed by the Edo State Police Public Relations Officer, Chidi Nwabuzor, who confirmed the arrest while stating how the gang operates.
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.
The suspects risk several years of imprisonment if they are tried and found guilty for armed robbery.