Police arrest woman for stealing two-year-old in Rivers
The arrest of a middle-aged woman identified as Chinyere for allegedly abducting her neighbour’s two-year-old baby has been confirmed by the Rivers State Police Command.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the incident happened on Tuesday in the D-Line area of Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers state.
Reacting to the development, the Police Public Relation Officer in the state, Nnamdi Omoni confirmed the arrest and disclosed that two men were also arrested in connection with the incident.
Omoni said the suspect would be taken to court after investigations and added that the rescued two-year-old victim has been reunited with her family.
According to a source, the suspects drugged the baby, put her in a zipped box and proceeded to a motor park before they ran out of luck.
Further investigations embarked on by the police made the suspect identified as Chinyere confessed that the child was drugged and put in a box.
It was further learnt that the baby was brought out of the box at the motor park sweating and crying, it was learnt.