Police in Ebonyi Converse procure recovered a stolen youngster from a youngster trafficking syndicate which stole the youngster from his mother within the instruct.
Police spokesperson within the instruct, Loveth Odah, disclosed this in a assertion on Friday in Abakaliki, the instruct capital.
She mentioned the youngster used to be recovered in Anambra Converse through a painstaking investigation by the repeat’s detectives spanning nearly one month.
Primarily based entirely on the spokesperson, the youngster used to be stolen from the mum at a market within the instruct in March.
“On the 11th day of April, 2022, a case of stolen youngster used to be reported to Ebonyi Converse Police Expose by one Okeh Nkemdiri ‘f’ against one Uchechukwu Ebenyi age 27yrs ‘m’ of Amukpa Okengwu Ezilo in Ishielu LGA of Ebonyi Converse alleging that on the 21st March, 2022, at about 1200hrs she went to their Local market along with her 4 yrs outdated faculty son Okeh Makoochukwu whom she all right now found out used to be no longer viewed.
“She right now raised dread available within the market but all efforts to stamp her son Makoochukwu whereabout proved abortive”, Ms Odah narrated.
The spokesperson mentioned that on receipt of the files, Police detectives swung into action and arrested the suspect, Uchechukwu Ebenyi.
She mentioned upon interrogation, Mr Ebenyi confessed to procure supplied the little Makoochukwu Okeh for the sum of N5000 to 1 Chidiebere Ogbu ‘m’, a native of Amoukpa Okeugwu Ezilo in Ishielu LGA of Ebonyi Converse who resides in Anambra Converse alongside one Ekeh Ukamaka ‘f’ of same take care of.
Ms Odah mentioned that “Police detectives trailed the recipient of the stolen youngster to Anambra Converse the attach he used to be arrested alongside two others.
She added that the youngster would maybe well no longer be positioned right now because the suspects had also supplied him to diversified participants.
“Upon interrogation he (Ogbu) confessed to procure supplied the youngster to a third social gathering with the again of 1 Dr. Lambert’s spouse name unknown but now at clean through Nwagwu Onyeka ‘m’ for the time being residing at Idemili North LGA of Anambra Converse on the sum of #350,000.
“The youngster used to be additional traced to 1 Chibuzor Frank Azubuike ‘m’ who later took the detectives to Ezenwa Scholastica whom the youngster used to be recovered from, on the Third May maybe maybe also just, 2022”, the spokesperson mentioned.
She mentioned contributors of the syndicate occupied with the trafficking of the little boy were charged to court docket to face the rotund wrath of the law.
“The Commissioner of Police Ebonyi Converse Police Expose, Aliyu Garba, has counseled the efforts of the officers for a job neatly done and additional enjoined the right of us of Ebonyi to remain vigilant, law-abiding and no longer relent in helping the Police with well-known and neatly timed files that will again in combating and decreasing crime within the instruct,” Ms Odah added.
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