A 42-year-old man Obinna Eze, has been arrested by angry youths in the Okpala Iho community in Imo State for stealing a three-month-old baby.
It was learnt that the suspect connived with his sister, Queen Ogechi to commit the crime.
In a confessional statement Eze said, “My name is Obinna Eze, from Okpala, Iho in Ikeduru local government area of Imo State. 42-year-old. I kidnapped a 3month-old boy. It happened in December last year.
“My sister was not bearing a child for the husband, so I collected the child to give to my sister. My sister is married at Ngugo in Ikeduru. Her name is Queen Ogechi. She has been having problems with her husband for not bearing a child for him.
“I told Ijeoma, that I will marry her. We came to Ijeoma’s house and brought palm wine that we want to marry Ijeoma, that has the child.”
“After three days she came to our house and my sister ordered I should bring the girl and her child. The name of the mother of the child is Ijeoma. My sister told me that I should bring her to Amaraku in Isiala Mbano LGA. My sister collected the child and jumped into a vehicle and move out.”