STOLEN CHILD RECOVERED IN CHURCH
A 56 year old woman identified as one Edith Ewulu from Enugu Agidi in Anambra State but said to be residing in Emene Enugu State was arrested by the operatives of the Emene Division of the Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State command for allegedly being in possession of a five year old baby stolen from the mother on 6th of February at Emene Enugu.
She was arrested at a new generation church located at Emene Enugu where she took the child for Thanksgiving and dedication as her daughter after changing the name of the stolen child from little Miss Felicia as named by her parents.
Anaedooline learnt that the woman bought the baby from one Chioma, who claimed to be operating a social home.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Enugu State, Ebere Amarizu, said the suspect on interrogation confessed to the crime.
“The suspect confessed that she bought the said child from one Chioma, who claimed to be running a social home in Aba, Abia State, at the sum of N470,000”, he said.
On her part, the biological mother of the child, Philomena Godwin, said that her baby was stolen on February 6 at Emene, Enugu.
The statement by the police spokesman quoted Mrs Godwin as stating that she was having a headache on the said day and decided to go inside her room to have a nap while her baby was outside playing.
“But when she woke up, she could no longer see her baby and various attempt made to get her proved abortive hence she reported to the police.”