A 15-year-old woman, Valuable Ehiedo, and two others, Juliet Ogben and Favour Okoh, have been arrested by males of the operatives of the Imo state police command for allegedly stealing and promoting two siblings between the ages of two and 7 for N800,000.
Whereas parading the suspects earlier than newsmen and likewise handing one of many recovered infants to the mother and father, the state Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi, mentioned Valuable stole the siblings, two-year-old Chiemerem and seven-year-old Mmesoma Nwoke, in Ehime Mbano Native Authorities Space of Imo State after following the advise of her mother and father who refused to present her cash for cash to register for the West African Senior Secondary Faculty Certificates Examination WASSCE, when she requested.
Her mother and father had instructed her that they had no cash for her examination registration and suggested her to do what her ‘mates are doing’, steal youngsters, promote them and earn a living.
“On November 13 at round 9am, one Valuable Ehiedo, 15, daughter of Mr and Mrs Romeo and Uchechi Ehiedo, resident at Ogbuaku in Mbaitoli LGA of Imo State however natives of Abraka in Delta State, requested from her mother and father cash for the SSCE registration. Her mother and father instructed her to go and steal youngsters for them to promote with a purpose to increase cash for her examination. Being acquainted with the 2 youngsters at her maternal residence, Umuezeala Ama, in Ehime Mbano LGA of Imo State, she stole the youngsters.
“The woman and her father left for Mbano, however the father stopped on the Amaraku Market sq., ready for his daughter at hand over the youngsters, who he had instructed her to steal. The 15-year-old met the youngsters enjoying, stole them and joined her father on the Amaraku Market and each left with the youngsters to Ogbaku. The kids have been offered to at least one Mama Pleasure on the fee of N800,000. Mama Pleasure, with one Favour Okoh, resold one of many youngsters to at least one Juliet Ogbor for N750,000.”
Galadanchi mentioned the police instantly commenced investigation and was capable of get well one of many youngsters, Chiemerem, on December 15th at Agbor in Delta State.
One of many recovered youngsters along with her mother and father within the picture above.
The police boss added that the suspects could be arraigned in courtroom quickly.