A 50 year old man identified as Samson. J. Enweriji was arrested for being in possession of a Day old baby in Ohafia, Abia State.
According to the Nation, the suspect was arrested by some soldiers, through a tip off while attempting to escape with the stolen child.
When intelligence report had it that Enwereji was in the custody of an unknown baby around Okpu Umuobo, the army checkpoint in the area was activated and there after began a stop and search on people driving and passing by.
The soldiers flagged down Enwereji in a black colour Toyota SUV with two women who escaped but a day old baby hidden in the women’s handbag, zipped with the sum of #84,000 was recovered from the vehicle
Also found on the suspect were the sum of #13,000 and the placenta of the baby wrapped in a polyethylene bag which shows that the baby was just given birth to.