The Police have arrested three women who were suspected to have stolen two children found in their possession in Anambra state.

The women were said to have been arrested at Nkpor Market/Tarzan Junction in Idemili North Local Government Area of the state.

The children found in their possession were said to be two and four years old respectively, and the women were said to have been arrested after it was suspected that the children were not theirs.

The spokesperson of Anambra State Police command, SP Haruna Mohammed  confirmed the confirmed the incident in a statement in Awka on Saturday.

He said, “On the 22/10/2019 at about 10:45am, following intelligence report Police detectives attached to CMU Anambra State Command arrested three female suspects at Nkpor market/Tarzan junction in Idemili North LGA of Anambra state.

“Suspects were arrested with two kids all males, whose ages range between 2 and 4 years respectively.

“They could neither give satisfactory explanation about the children nor where they got them,’’ Haruna said.

He said the case was under investigation, and that after thorough investigation, the suspects would be charged to court for prosecution.

According to him, the Commissioner of Police, CP John B.Abang, has consequently urged parents whose children were missing and fall within the age bracket of the recovered children to report at the State Command headquarters Awka for proper identification and collect of their children.

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