A middle-aged woman is now in the police net for allegedly stealing a baby at Nwawulu street, Okpoko, Anambra state .
A statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Tochukwu Ikenga, explained that the 29 year old suspect, who hails from Isinkwo Abaomege in Onicha LGA of Ebonyi State, committed the crime at Nwawulu street, Okpoko, Onitsha.
According to the statement, preliminary information, the suspect is a neighbor to the parent of the child.
She initially denied any knowledge of the whereabouts of the 3-year old girl.
But upon interrogation, she confessed to stealing the child with the intention of selling her.
The child has been recovered from her and and handed over to the parents.
The statement added that further development shall be communicated as investigation is ongoing on the matter.