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Police recover child stolen in Ebonyi state and sold for N355,000 in Anambra state



A little one trafficking syndicate which allegedly stole and offered a toddler for N355,000 has been busted by the police. 


The police rescued the male little one who was stolen by the syndicate from his mom in a market in Ebonyi state in March and offered in Anambra State.


Ebonyi Police spokesperon Loveth Odah in a press release launched on Friday Could 13, mentioned the kid was recovered in Anambra State by a painstaking investigation by the command’s detectives spanning nearly one month.


It learn; 


“On the eleventh day of April, 2022, a case of stolen little one was reported to Ebonyi State Police Command by one Okeh Nkemdiri ‘f’ towards one Uchechukwu Ebenyi age 27yrs ‘m’ of Amukpa Okengwu Ezilo in Ishielu LGA of Ebonyi State alleging that on the twenty first March, 2022, at about 1200hrs she went to their Native market along with her 4yrs outdated son Okeh Makoochukwu whom she out of the blue found was not seen.

“She instantly raised alarm available in the market however all efforts to hint her son Makoochukwu whereabout proved abortive.” 


Upon being alerted, Police detectives swung into motion and arrested the suspect, Uchechukwu Ebenyi.


Upon being interrogated, Ebenyi confessed to have offered little Makoochukwu Okeh for the sum of #5000 to 1 Chidiebere Ogbu ‘m’, a local of Amoukpa Okeugwu Eziulo in Ishielu LGA of Ebonyi State who resides in Anambra State alongside one Ekeh Ukamaka ‘f’ of identical deal with.


Nevertheless, the kid couldn’t be situated instantly because the suspects had additionally offered him to different individuals.


The assertion added; 


 “Police detectives trailed the recipient of the stolen little one to Anambra State the place he was arrested alongside two others.

“Upon interrogation he(Ogbu) confessed to have offered the kid to a 3rd social gathering with the assistance of 1 Dr. Lambert’s spouse identify unknown however now at massive by Nwagwu Onyeka ‘m’ presently residing at Idemili North LGA of Anambra State on the sum of #350,000.

“The kid was additional traced to 1 Chibuzor Frank Azubuike ‘m’ who later took the detectives to Ezenwa Scholastica whom the kid was recovered from, on the third Could, 2022”


Members of the trafficking syndicate concerned within the trafficking of the little boy have been charged to courtroom to face the complete wrath of the regulation, whereas the kid has since been reunited along with his mom and the household in Ebonyi state.


Odah mentioned; 


“The Commissioner of Police Ebonyi State Police Command, CP Aliyu Garba as counseled the efforts of the officers and males for a job nicely carried out and additional enjoined the great folks of Ebonyi to stay vigilant, regulation abiding and never relent in aiding the Police with helpful and well timed data that can assist in combatting and decreasing crime within the State”


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