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Woman arrested for allegedly stealing and selling her sister’s child for N600,000 in Rivers



The police in Rivers State have arrested a lady for stealing her sister’s baby and promoting off the kid to an undisclosed purchaser for N600, 000 in Imo state.


The state Commissioner of Police, Friday Eboka, who disclosed this to newsmen whereas parading the suspects, mentioned the mom of the sufferer recognized as Peace Emmanuel visited the Omagwa police station on Might 20 2022, to report that her five-year-old daughter was lacking.


“On Might 20 this 12 months, a girl known as Peace Emmanuel reported that her five-year-old daughter was lacking. The case was reported on the Omagwa Police Station.

However later, it was transferred to the Commissioner of Police Monitoring Workforce on the Drive Avenue, Port Harcourt. They went into investigation and ultimately, it was found that it was her sister who organized to steal her baby and she or he ultimately offered the kid to a girl in Imo State for the sum of N600,000.

So, we went and we have been in a position to rescue the little woman. We additionally arrested two suspects. The most important suspect’s title is Ejike Edith, aged 30; she additionally talked about others who did that crime along with her. They’re Prince Ugwu and Nkiruja Samuel, 26. These suspects have been additionally arrested and are right here with us. However the one that acquired the newborn is in Imo State and we’re making preparations to make sure that he’s arrested to face the legislation.”


Eboka additionally disclosed that the state police additionally uncovered a kidnappers’ den in a forest in Kaani neighborhood, Khana LGA of the state, rescuing victims and recovering a number of AK-47 rifles utilized by the suspects.


“Equally, on Might 27, the identical anti-kidnapping unit additionally arrested one Messiah Knowledge. The suspect would invite ladies to his home, drug them, make like to them, video them and threaten them to convey the sum of N1m or danger the prospect of the video going viral.

On Wednesday, we additionally bought data that some individuals have been on the lookout for AK-47 rifles to purchase. We labored on that piece of knowledge, developed it and despatched our males to go and pose as these desirous to promote the rifles.

Finally, two males got here as much as purchase the rifles. They agreed to purchase the rifles for N850,000 per rifle. They wished to purchase 4 items; they got here with a ship and had with them the sum of N1.3m, which they wished to pay as a deposit.

They promised that after we observe them to the river, they might give us the stability within the river. However these two individuals have been arrested and the cash was recovered.

The third individual escaped with their boat. The suspects confessed and mentioned they wished to purchase the rifles to guard their neighborhood. I don’t know who gave them permission to bear AK-47 rifles to guard their neighborhood,” 

The police boss added that every one the suspects might be charged to court docket as quickly as investigation is accomplished. 

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