By; PAMELA EBOH, Awka
Police operatives attached to Command Special Anti-cult Unit (SPACS) have arrested one Chijioke Chukwulota for stealing two months old twins of his girlfriend.
It was gathered that the 31-year-old suspect from Imo State and residing at Uruagu village in Nnewi lured his ex girlfriend who he allegedly impregnated and stole the babies.
He was said to have sold the babies at the price of one hundred and fifty thousand to 31-year-old Tina Ibeato, an indigene of Imo State.
Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), SP Haruna Mohammed said, “On the 21/9/2020 at about 6:pm, following credible intelligence, police operatives attached to the Command Special Anti-cult unit (SPACS) arrested one Chijioke Chukwulota ‘m’ aged 31years of Imo State but resides at Uruagu village,Nnewi .
“The Suspect lured his ex-girl friend whom he allegedly impregnated and stole the children(twins baby girls) aged about two months on the 4/8/2020 after she gave birth to them through a cesarean section and sold same children to one Tina Ibeato ‘f’ aged 31years of Imo State at the rate of one hundred and fifty thousand(#150,000)Naira only.”
He said that the two suspects have been arrested and the children recovered in good condition addong that investigation is ongoing after which the suspects would be brought to book.