Officers of the Anambra State Police Command, has announced that it had uncovered a child-stealing kidnapper’s den in the state.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, CP Haruna Mohammed, in a statement, said it has arrested two female suspects and rescued a victim.
The arrested suspects are: Ifeyinwa Ezename (50) and Caroline Mbonu (75).
The PPRO said the suspects were arrested at about 06:30 am following intelligence report to Police detectives attached to the Command Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS).
He added that the suspects had in 2012 conspired with one David Nwachukwu, to steal a seven-year-old child from the biological mother, Azubuike Jennifer.
He pointed out that “the stolen child has been rescued and reunited with his parents”.
He also said that another eight-year-old child was equally rescued from the suspects as they could not give a satisfactory account of how the victim came to be with them.
The PPRO assured that the suspects would be charged to court for prosecution, after the conclusion of investigations.