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Woman arrested in Anambra for stealing a baby in Lagos

06 October 2015, 15:14

Akwa - A woman, Jennifer Onyebuchi, has been arrested by the police for allegedly stealing a nine-month-old baby in the Ajegunle area of the state, and fleeing with him to Anambra State, Punch reports.

Onyebuchi, who allegedly took the baby to Okija, Anambra State, was arrested on September 30 by operatives from the Lagos command, while the baby was also rescued.

Also read: Woman clubbed to death for stealing baby in Owerri

The suspect allegedly lied that she was going to buy an item for the baby when she fled with him according to a resident of Orodu Street, where the suspect and the victim’s mother were shop owners.

The mother of the stolen baby, Adetola, said that her husband sent her packing from their house, when he discovered that she had given their baby in error to a stranger.

Read more at Punch

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