Wednesday, 26 February 2014
Gunmen Steal 6-Month-Old Baby From A Helpless Mom In Abia
Some unidentified gunmen have reportedly
stolen a 6-month-old male child at Amapu
Umuaja village in Isiala Ngwa South Local
Government Area of Abia State.
It has been learnt from the local sources that the
incident occurred around 9:30pm Monday
evening when most of the villagers had already
gone to bed.
It has been gathered that the gunmen who came
to the victim's parents compound in a
motorbike, forcefully broke into Mrs. Peace
Chikezie's house and then snatched away her
child and her mobile phone so she couldn't
contact her family members.
A source, who pleaded anonymity, said that
villagers got to know about the incident after the
mother of the child raised the alarm after the
gunmen had left their compound.
A search team was set up for a possible recovery
of the baby and apprehension. However, it gave
The police officer, who preferred his name not to
be disclosed, confirmed the incident, noting that
the police are already on top of the matter to
recover the child and also to apprehend the