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Nurse and three women in police net for stealing baby
Date Posted: 10/May/2012


The police in Delta State on Tuesday announced the arrest of four women in Asaba in connection with a stolen baby, News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Charles Muka, who said this at a press conference in Asaba, added that the stolen baby had been recovered.
The PPRO, who paraded the women, said the child was stolen on April 27 at Ogwashi-Uku.
Muka said the eight-month old baby; Destiny Umeh, was the son of Mr. Innocent Umeh, a commercial motorcyclist in Ogwashi-Uku.
He confirmed that two of the suspects were from Ogwashi-Uku while the other two, a nurse and her worker from Ossisioma in Abia State, were the receivers of the stolen baby.
Muka said the suspects had confessed to the crime and were already helping the police to unravel the cases of child theft within Ogwashi-Uku and its environs in recent times.
“On May 6, the Ogwashi-Uku Police Division received reliable information and trailed the suspects to Ossisioma in Abia and arrested the four women and recovered the child in good health,” he said.


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