A lady has disappeared after stealing an 18-month-old boy identified as Chibuike Ezechukwu, during last Sunday service at St John’s Catholic Church, Awada, Onitsha, Anambra State.
The victim was stolen from a housemaid, Ukwuoma Ruth, during offering time. It gathered that the suspect had pleaded with Ruth to help her drop her N100 offering, while she assisted her with the baby.
The girl obliged, however, before she could come back, the woman had absconded with the baby. The Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident, adding that efforts were on to apprehend the fleeing suspect and recover the child.