Woman allegedly kidnaps 5-day-old twin baby boy

Nigerian police

The police in Anambra have arrested a 35-year-old woman, Dorothy Sunday, for allegedly stealing a five-day-old twin baby boy.

Mrs Sunday was arrested at 5.30p.m. on Wednesday.

Anambra police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, in a statement on Thursday said the suspect sneaked into the Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, and stole the baby from the maternity section of the hospital.

Mr Mohammed said the mother of baby, Happiness Mmadu, 22, had gone to wash her clothes when her baby was allegedly stolen.

The suspect was arrested when nurses at the hospital gate saw her in a suspicious manner and raised alarm.

Mohammed added that the baby is in good condition and the suspect would be charged to court after investigation.