Crime

Police nab woman for allegedly stealing baby

From Esther Akaa, Lafia

Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested one Mrs Sewuese Humba for allegedly stealing a 4-month-old baby boy in Karu Local Government Area of the state.

The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ASP Ramhan Nansel, in a statement issued on Saturday said the suspect was arrested, following a complaint by the mother of the baby, Mrs Queen Moses at a police station in Karu LGA.

He said the police trailed the suspect and she was arrested in Adikpo in Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State while the baby was recovered from her and has been taken to a hospital for medical examination.

The statement read: “On 8/3/2021 at about 2000hrs, a complaint was lodged at Uke Division by one Queen Moses ‘F’ of Gidan Zakara, Uke of Karshi development area, Karu LGA that, one Sewuese (F) Humba came to her house at about 1000hrs of same day and took away her four months old child after she fell asleep, all effort to locate her and the where about of the child proved abortive.

“Upon receipt of the complaint, a painstaking investigation was launched by the Uke Divisional Police Officer and his team.

“Consequently, on 11/3/2021, the suspect was trailed and arrested at Adikpo village of Benue State where the four months old baby boy was recovered from her and taken to the hospital for medical examination. The suspect will be charged to court upon conclusion of investigation.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Bola Longe psc(+) is hereby warning all criminals in Uke and every part of the State to move out or turn a new lease on life else, they will be fumigated.”

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