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Police bust baby-snatching syndicate in Anambra


Emma Elekwa, Onitsha

Police said they have smashed a child-trafficking ring in Anambra State, arresting five suspects and rescuing eight children.

Command spokesman Haruna Mohammed said in a statement yesterday that the syndicate specialised in snatching children from their parents at point, or using stealth and other strategies to take the kids away.

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He listed the names of the suspects to include Mrs Joy Lazarus, 40, who hails from Abia State; Janet Gideon, 22, (Imo); Gideon Bobby Godspower, 26, (Rivers) Wisdom Ndubuisi, 26, (Rivers) and Chukwudima C. Nwogu, 29, (Abia).

He said the syndicate operated in various parts of the country, adding that the suspects would be taken to court after investigations.

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