Ebonyi police rescue youngster bought to Anambra man for N355,000

The Ebony State Police Command has busted a toddler trafficking syndicate, which allegedly stole and bought a toddler for N355,000.

The police additionally rescued the stolen youngster from the syndicate who stole the kid from its mom within the state and bought it in Anambra State.

The Police Public Relations Officer within the state, Loveth Odah, mentioned this in a press release, on Friday, in Abakaliki, the state capital.

She mentioned the kid was recovered in Anambra State by a painstaking investigation by the command’s detectives for the previous one month.

In line with the police spokesperson, the kid was stolen from the mom at a market within the state in March.

“On the eleventh day of April, 2022, a case of stolen youngster was reported to the Ebonyi State Police Command by one Okeh Nkemdiri ‘f’ towards one Uchechukwu Ebenyi age 27yrs ‘m’ of Amukpa Okengwu Ezilo within the Ishielu LGA of Ebonyi State alleging that on the twenty first March, 2022, at about 1200hrs she went to their native market together with her four-year-old son, Okeh Makoochukwu, whom she immediately found was not seen.

“She instantly raised the alarm out there however all efforts to hint her son’s whereabouts proved abortive,” Odah narrated.

In line with Odah, police detectives, on receipt of data, swung into motion and arrested the suspect, Uchechukwu Ebenyi.

She mentioned that on interrogation, Ebenyi confessed to have bought the little Makoochukwu Okeh for the sum of N5000 to 1 Chidiebere Ogbu ‘m’, a local of Amoukpa Okeugwu Eziulo within the Ishielu LGA of Ebonyi State, who resides in Anambra State alongside one Ekeh Ukamaka ‘f’ of the identical handle.

Odah mentioned that police detectives trailed the recipient of the stolen youngster to Anambra State, the place he was arrested alongside two others.

Metropolis Spherical stories that the kid couldn’t be situated instantly because the suspects had additionally bought him to different individuals.

Upon interrogation, he (Ogbu) confessed to have bought the kid to a 3rd get together with the assistance of 1 Dr. Lambert’s spouse (identify unknown) however now at massive by Nwagwu Onyeka ‘m’ at present residing on the Idemili North LGA of Anambra State on the sum of N350,000.

“The kid was additional traced to 1 Chibuzor Azubuike ‘m’ who later took the detectives to Ezenwa Scholastica whom the kid was recovered from, on the third Might, 2022”, Odah added.

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