A middle-aged woman identified simply as Chinyere has been arrested by the Rivers state police command for reportedly abducting her neighbour’s two-year-old baby.
After the victim went missing, her parents raised the alarm, and a neighbour who spotted the suspect leaving the compound with the little girl, informed the parents and other neighbours.
The suspect who drugged the little girl and forced her into a zipped box, was then traced to a motor park in the state where she and her two accomplices were about to board a vehicle with the victim sleeping inside a box.
When brought out of the box at the motor park, it was gathered that the little girl was sweating and crying.
Chinyere was arrested alongside two men over the incident which occurred in D-Line area of Port Harcourt on Tuesday May 26.
The state’s Police spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni confirmed the incident and also said the suspects will be charged to court at the conclusion of the investigation.