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In Asaba Woman arrested by the police over alleged child theft

The woman is suspected to have stolen a 7-month-old baby at the Ominigboma part of the Delta state capital, Asaba.

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Woman arrested over alleged child theft

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News reports have revealed that the Delta State Police Command has arrested a woman over alleged child theft.

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The woman is suspected to have stolen a 7-month-old baby at the Ominigboma part of the Delta state capital, Asaba.

DSP Celestina Kalu, the spokesperson for the Delta state police command, in a statement released on Tuesday, revealed that the suspect had been apprehended after a relation of the child’s mother had reportedly spotted her with the baby, raising alarm.

Speaking on the issue, DSP kalu said:

“On Dec, 14, 2015 at about 6.30 p.m., Mr and Mrs Simon Okechukwu reported at ‘B’ Division Asaba that one Miss Ifeoma Ekoma, stole their seven months old baby from Chinemere Chigbogu at Omnigboma.

“However, the suspect was later seen at Ominigboma with the stolen child by a relation of the child’s mother who raised an alarm and the suspect was instantly arrested,” Kalu said.

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DSP Kalu revealed that the stolen child has now been recovered and handed over to the parents, meanwhile the suspect is said to be undergoing interrogation.

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