The beggar is said to have made an attempt to kidnap a toddler in Lagos Island.
A beggar has been arrested and charged to court in Lagos for allegedly attempting to kidnap a little child.
31-year-old Gboyega Dauda was accused of trying to abduct Ismail Abdullahi, a toddler.
Dauda was charged today, September 9, 2014 before a Magistrates Court in the Tinubu area of the state.
The prosecutor, Koti Aondohemba, told the court that the suspect committed the offence on September 8 at about 4 p.m on Lagos Island.
“…As he crossed the road, some passers-by who noticed the strange movement of the accused quickly apprehended him before he could abscond with the boy,’’
The accused pleaded not guilty to the crime.