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Police Arrest Woman for stealing neighbor’s three-year-old child in Anambra State

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested a 29-year-old lady, Miss Chinwendu Umegbaka, for stealing her neighbor’s child.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, while addressing newsmen said the suspect stole the child with the intention of selling her.

DSP Ikenga stated that the baby has however been rescued and returned to her parents.

Ikenga stated: “The Anambra State Command Operatives on 2/7/2022 at 4:30pm 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 neighbor 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 with the intention of selling her.

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

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