Mother Exonerates Dispatch Rider Found With Child

Written by O'News Blog

Mrs Lovina Biturs, the mother of the child found with a dispatch rider, Mr Williams Tadule in Lagos State has exonerated the dispatch rider.

Social media was sent into a frenzy when on 11th March 2022, a video of a dispatch rider accused of concealing a suspected stolen child in a courier box went viral.

However, Mrs Biturs, mother of the child has said Mr Tadule did not kidnap nor stole her child as widely speculated.

“He is innocent. He did not kidnap my baby,” she said, exonerating the dispatch rider of any wrongdoing following claims.

The dispatch rider who was publicly humiliated and accused of kidnapping and hiding the baby in his courier box is innocent, the child’s mother has said.

In a video recorded by the owner of the logistics business to clear her company’s name, the child’s mother spoke up revealing no one stole her child.

The mother insisted the dispatch rider seen with her child is her child’s uncle and she was the one who gave him the child.

She said he is not a kidnapper as was claimed in a video shared by locals who saw him with the child and assumed the worst.

“I’m the one that gave him the baby by myself because I trust him. He is the baby’s uncle,” the child’s mother said.

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Police beak silence on child found with dispatch rider

Meanwhile, the Police Command in Lagos has said the 10-month-old child found with the dispatch rider was not stolen nor was he kept in the courier box as alleged by the mob.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos Command, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

He said the command’s attention was drawn to a video going viral on social media alleging that a yet-to-be-identified dispatch rider stole a child found and recovered in a dispatch box.

“On 11th March 2022, a video of a dispatch rider accused of concealing a suspected stolen child in a courier box went viral on the social media, causing apprehension.

“Although the incident was not reported at any police station, however, the Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, directed that the incident should be investigated immediately.

“In compliance with the directive, an investigation was initiated which led to the discovery of the scene.”

Ajisebutu said that when the mother of the child, Mrs Lovina Biturs, was contacted, she said that the dispatch rider, Mr Williams Tadule, did not steal his child.

“The child was actually taken away and put on the dispatch motorbike by the rider with the consent of his mother.

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“She said that her baby is fond of the rider who is a relative and a neighbour.

“The baby was crying uncontrollably when Tadule wanted to go pick up something in the neighbourhood, to pacify the baby, his mother allowed him go with the rider.

“Passersby who saw the child with the rider along Sangotedo area, Ajah on the said day, became suspicious and concluded that the child might have been stolen.”

The PPRO said that the people raised the alarm which attracted a mob, they pounced on him.

“The mob descended on him through beating without finding out the truth.

“He was eventually rescued by the Chairman of the Sunview Estate, Sangotedo.”

Ajisebutu said that the Commissioner of Police, warns members of the public against any form of jungle justice as such uncivilized action has grave consequences.

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