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Police nab woman for stealing neighbour’s baby



The Police operatives of Anambra State Command have apprehended 29years old lady, Miss Chinwendu Umegbaka for stealing her neighbour’s three years old child.

Congress gathered that Miss Umegbaka reportedly stole the three years old baby to sell her.

The police spokesperson of the command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, who briefed newsmen on the incident, said the baby has however been rescued and returned to her parents.

The police spokesman in a statement said, “The Anambra State Command Operatives on 2/7/2022 at 4:30 pm arrested one Miss Chinwendu Umegbaka, 29years, native Isinkwo Abaomege in Onicha LGA of Ebonyi State.

“She was arrested on alleged case of child stealing at Nwawulu street, Okpoko, Onitsha, Anambra State.

“Preliminary information reveals that the suspect is a neighbour to the parent of the child.

“Chinwendu when arrested initially denied knowing the whereabouts of the 3year old girl. Further interrogation by the police made her confess to stealing the child to sell her.

“Meanwhile, the child has been recovered and handed over to the parent.”

He narrated that further investigation into the matter has commenced, and would be communicated as events unfold.