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Woman Arrested While dedicating her child in the church (See reason)

by Israel Akintunji

A woman, 55 years old, identified as Edith Ewulu has been arrested by the police in Enugu State for allegedly buying a five years old child.

Edith was arrested for buying a child stolen from her parents. It was reported that the woman bought the child from one Chioma who claimed to operate a social home in Aba.

Ebere Amaraizu, police spokesperson confirmed that the woman was arrested at a new generation church where she took the child for Thanksgiving and Dedication as her daughter.

“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 5th of February at Emene Enugu,” Mr Amaraizu said.

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“She was arrested at one of the New generation churches 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”.

Police further revealed that the woman 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”

Ebere added that the woman bought the child from the seller at a renowned hospital in Umuahia which made her believe that the business was genuine.

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