Anambra state Police Command have rescued three stolen babies and arrested two suspected female syndicates in connection with it.
According to the Police, the two female suspects were arrested at Nkpor in Idemili North LGA of the state last Thursday at about 1:30pm.
The Police command’s spokesman, Haruna Muhammed, said on Monday that preliminary investigation by Police detectives attached to Otoucha Division revealed that the two children were allegedly stolen from Enuguwu Aguleri in Anambra East LGA by one Ani Chisom, aged 28 years, of Amuri in Nkanu-East LGA of Enugu state and Afamefuna Udodili, aged 32 years, of Orodo in Mbaitolu LGA of Imo state.
Mohammed said following public announcement by the Command, the parents of the two kids from Enugu Aguleri came and identified their children.
“The names of the children are Confidence Ejike, aged 5 years and Blessing Ejike, aged 7 months old respectively.
“Meanwhile, the children have been since reunited with their parents while the case is under investigation after which the suspects would be charged to Court prosecution,” he said.
He also stated that the Commissioner of Police, John Abang, had urged parents and guardians to monitor their children and caution them against following strangers.
“The CP further enjoins the public to report any suspicious persons to the nearest Police Station or call Police emergency number 07039194332 for prompt action,” he said.