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Rivers Police Arrest Four Women For Allegedly Abducting Infant

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The Rivers State Police Command said its operatives busted a kidnap syndicate comprising four women for allegedly kidnapping and trafficking a four-year-old in Afam, in the Oyigbo Local Government Area of the state.

The spokesperson for the state police command, Grace Iringe-Koko, disclosed this in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Tuesday and made available to newsmen.

Iringe-Koko said one of the suspects known by the victim had lured the infant to her accomplices.

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She said the four female suspects aged between 19 and 26 were arrested while trying to transport the infant to Aba in Abia State.

The statement read, “The Rivers State Police have arrested one Victoria Okon, 23, Jessica Ndifreke, 26, Charity Samuel, 19 and Chinaza Daniel, 25, in connection with the abduction of a four-year-old boy, Unique Tan Timitoms at Afam. Victoria, who is known by the victim was said to have lured him to the other suspects.

“The suspects were eventually arrested while trying to transport their victim to Aba.

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“Meanwhile, the victim has been reunited with his parents,” it added, even as it admonishes all residents of the state to be cautious in exposing their children to neighbours and friends they do not truly know.”

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