Soldiers hooked as much as 144 Battalion, Ohafia, Abia State have arrested Samson J. Enweriji for allegedly being in possession of a day-old baby.
Enwereji, 50, is alleged to hail from Isialangwa South Local Government. The Nation learnt that the suspect was arrested following a tip-off, whereas making an attempt to flee with the toddler.
The troopers, who’ve been suspicious, flagged down Enwereji who was in a black Toyota Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) with two girls.
It was gathered that in a search, the two girls escaped from the auto, nonetheless the day-old baby was found of their abandoned purse with N84,000.00.
Also found on the suspect was N13,000.00, and placenta of a kid in a polythene bag.
A provide talked about personnel of the 144 Battalion moreover arrested Miss Franca Bassey, 22, a scholar nurse from Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State with a baby.