Operatives of the Edo State Police Command have rescued Christabel Omokpia in Enugu State, who had been offered for N850,000 by an orphanage in Rivers State.
Christabel was two years outdated when she and her elder sister, Amanda, have been stolen from Utesi village in Ovia North East Native Authorities Space by two feminine tenants of their father in June final 12 months.
Their mom, Religion, left them within the care of the tenants, Mary and Rose, who disappeared with the youngsters to an unknown vacation spot.
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Christabel was first offered for N450,000 by the tenants and she or he was later resold for N500,000 to 1 Ogechi Favour and resold once more for N850,000 to 1 Anioke Augustine in Enugu State.
A relative of Christabel recognized as Magnificence, instructed journalists that the household was blissful to get her again, including that Christabel couldn’t recognised her dad and mom once more.
Christabel was stated to have been reunited along with her household on Wednesday evening, in accordance with a police supply who disclosed that one Anioke adopted Christabel with out due course of.
Confirming the restoration of Christabel, spokesman for Edo State police command, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, stated it was the Police Commissioner, Danmallam Abubakar, that ordered the restoration of the 2 sisters.
He defined that the seek for Christabel took police operatives from Benin to Delta State, Anambra State, River State, Imo State and Enugu State, disclosing that 4 suspects earlier arrested in reference to the lacking kids have been already in prisons in Ondo and Edo states.
On the whereabouts of Amanda, DSP Nwabuzor stated the police would do its finest to recuperate her, however in accordance with sources,
the lady that purchased Amanda and took her to Ogwashi-Ukwu in Delta State, has reportedly died.