Police arrest man posing as an Okada rider, and attempted to kidnap a 4-months-old baby in Anambra


A man identified as “Ikechukwu Odom have been arrested by the police in Anambra for posing as an Okada rider, and attempted to kidnap a four-months-old baby from the mother.

In a statement released by Mohammed Haruna, spokesperson of the state police command, says on Sunday, February 28, the police received a distress call at Okpunoeze Uruagu, Nnewi that a 25-year-old man, Ikechukwu Odom, who pretended to be an okada rider allegedly went into a compound in the area and attempted to snatch a 
four months old baby girl named Success Odeh from her mother.

  • ”The mother resisted and screamed for help which attracted the attention of the neighbours who in conjunction with local vigilante assisted the police in arresting the suspect. ”Haruna said

The police spokesperson added that the case is currently under investigation to ascertain the motive behind such act, after which the suspect will be brought to justice.

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