Aggrieved youths in Ogbo-Ekere, Luwe -Nneiri in Osuachara ward, Isiala Mbano LGA of Imo state, on Monday, January 22, invaded the home of one Chiamaka Ukeji and attempted to destroy it over the alleged kidnap of a child in the community.
According to Facebook user, Achiever Darlington Onyelike, Ms Ukeji confessed to have kidnapped a five-year-old girl and sold her to a woman in Rivers State.
Read what he shared below:
Yesterday I got an urgent information that some angry youths gathered with Palm Branches attempting to destroy the house of a lady who kidnapped a little girl of 5 years and sold her to a woman in River State, but was stopped by one Hon. Julius who pleaded that youths should not take laws into their hands.
The incident took place on Monday evening, 22/01/2017 at Of – Ekere, Luwe – Nneiri in Osuachara ward, Isiala Mbano Imo state., an eyewitness told Achievers News that he saw when the little girl entered into the house of one Chiamaka Ukeji to take something and maybe the little girl was drugged and smuggled away by the lady.
Source said the father of the lady (name withheld) was arrested to produce his daughter who happens to be the prime suspect and the father directed them where to meet the daughter and when she was arrested by the police and tortured, she confessed that she had sold the little 5 years old girl to a woman in Port Harcourt through someone that gave her the contact.
She also confessed to the police according to a source that she has sold more than 4 little children from that Community to people in River State which includes even her own Child that she gave birth to from an unexpected and unwanted pregnancy.
The father of the kidnapped Child by name Mr. Ikechukwu Ebeofor cried and said the little 5 years old girl is his last hope, insisted that Justice must be done. He also prayed to see his daughter alive.
The police have swung into action to recover the missing child.
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