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Police Arrest Woman In Anambra State For Baby Kidnap

One 35-year-old Dorothy Sunday, who allegedly stole a five-day-old twin baby boy has been arrested by detectives at the Central Police State, Nnewi in Anambra State.

In a statement in Awka on Thursday, SP Haruna Mohammed, Public Relations Officer, Anambra State Police Command, said that the woman was arrested at 5.30p.m. on Wednesday.

Mohammed said that the suspect sneaked into the Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, and stole the baby from the maternity section of the hospital.

He said that the mother of the baby, Mrs Happiness Mmadu, aged 22, went to wash her clothes when her baby was allegedly stolen.

According to the police spokesman, luck ran out of the suspect when nurses at the hospital gate saw her in a suspicious manner and raised an alarm which led to her arrest.

He said that the baby was recovered in good condition and the case under investigation.

He gave the assurance that the suspect would be charged to court after investigations.


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Last Modified: 10 July, 2019 at 10:45 am