A middle-aged woman, Mrs Ngozi Ede and her 17-year-old daughter have been arrested by the police in Anambra State for allegedly stealing a four-year-old girl.
Mrs Ede and her daughter, Kosiso, it was gathered that the baby was stolen at Awada, Obosi, in Idemili North Local Government Area of the State, and later arranged and sold her for N250,000.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state police command, SP Haruna Mohammed who confirmed the story that said the baby had been recovered and handed over to her mother in good health.
“Preliminary investigation further led to the arrest of one Ifeoma Okeke, aged 45 years who collected the child from the above-mentioned suspects and handed over to one Ifeoma Okonkwo of Eke Nkpor.
“The stolen baby has been recovered in good condition and handed over to her mother. Consequently, the sum of N250,000 suspected to be part of the proceeds of the illicit transaction was also recovered as an exhibit.
Mohammed said the case was still being investigated, and that the suspects would be charged to court afterwards.