Woman allegedly steals a neighbor’s 3-year-old boy in Anambra

A woman allegedly stole her neighbor’s three-year-old girl in Okpoko, a community in the Ogbaru Local Government Area. Anambra State. The suspect, Chinwendu Umegbaka, 29, was said to have robbed the victim (name withheld), intending to sell her. Police spokesman in the state, Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday. He said that the police arrested the suspect and that it was a case of child theft. “On July 2, 2022, at 4:30 p.m., Anambra State Police officers arrested Miss Chinwendu Umegbaka, 29, a native of Isinkwo Abaomege in Onicha Local Government Area in Anambra State. Ebonyi for an alleged child theft case,” he said. “(Miss) Umegbaka, when she was arrested, initially denied knowing the whereabouts of the three-year-old girl. (But), a subsequent questioning by the police made her confess that she had stolen the girl with the intention of selling her,” Mr. Ikenga added. The police spokesman said the boy had been rescued and handed over to the parents. He said police were investigating the incident. This is the third attack on minors in the last three weeks in the state. The latest incident comes just 48 hours after a woman allegedly pushed her 14-year-old maid from a four-storey building in Awada, a suburb of the Obosi community in the North Idemili local government area of ​​the state. In mid-June, a 34-year-old man allegedly killed a 3-year-old baby in Nkwelle-Ezunaka, Oyi local government area of ​​the state. Last week, a 30-year-old man allegedly killed a 45-year-old mother of two in Nkpor Agu, Ogidi community, Idemili North Council area of ​​the state. Read More Related News Here Let here it in the comment below if you do have an opinion on this; Woman allegedly steals a neighbor’s 3-year-old boy in Anambra