Operatives of the Special Anti-Cult Unit (SPACS) of the Anamba State Police Command have arrested one Chijioke Chukwulota for allegedly stealing two months old twins of his former girlfriend.
It was learnt that the 31-year-old suspect who hails from Imo State but, resides at Uruagu village in Nnewi stole the babies from his ex-girlfriend, whom he allegedly impregnated and sold them to one Tina Ibeato also an indigene of Imo State for N150,000 to 31-year-old .
The Anambra Police command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident on Tuesday saying: “On the 21/9/2020 at about 6:p.m, 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-girlfriend 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 31 years of Imo State at the rate of one hundred and fifty thousand (N150,000) only.”
He said that the two suspects have been arrested and the babies recovered in good health.
Mohammed also said that investigation is ongoing and that the suspects will be charged once it is concluded.