The police in Delta State have arrested two suspected child thieves.
The operatives rescued a two-year-old baby allegedly stolen by the suspects at Issele-Uku community.
The suspects include: Mallam Sa’ad Ahmed Baba and Halima Abubakar.
Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe confirmed the arrest in a statement made available to DAILY POST.
He said, “On 3/8/2023, at about 1100hours, the Command received information from a resident of Jaret in Asaba, that on 2/8/2023, her child Ridwan Ibrahim ‘m’ aged 2yrs went missing while playing with other children in the compound of her sister whom she went to visit.
“Based on this information, the Commissioner of Police, Delta State, CP Wale Abass, detailed operatives of SIB to embark on an intelligence-led investigation. The team swung into action, analyzing the phone conversation of some suspected persons.
“Consequently, on 3/8/2023, two suspects namely Mallam Sa’ad Ahmed Baba ‘m’ aged 57yrs of No. 12 Lagos Street, Cable Point Asaba and Halima Abubakar ‘f’ aged 25ys of Jaret Cable Point Asaba were arrested, and the child was rescued at Issele-Asagba.”
He added that, “investigation is ongoing.”