According to the Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of State CID Umuahia. The investigation into the theft of a newborn baby at a gunpoint at Okaiuga Nkwoegwu in Umuahia last Tuesday at a Private Maternity home has commenced.
Briefly Newsmen in his office, the new Assistant Commissioner of police in charge of the state CID Umuahia Mr. Patrick Garba confirmed that four nurses and the Father of the stolen baby are assisting the police in their investigation. He assured all of a swift investigation.
Meanwhile, some friends to the husband of the wife have testified against him following his remarks before the birth of the baby girl that he will be unwilling to accept a baby girl as a fourth child. Some concerned citizens are also concerned about the father’s brief visit when the child was given birth on that fateful day and the immediate kidnapped operation that took place a few minute after he stepped out of the clinic. Following the Nurses statement to the Police and the SSS, the Mother of the child was at the time of the incident; unconscious after the childbirth and that a female child was given birth to, not a male child. The father came into the maternity centre when he was informed of his wife child birth but decided to leave immediately without seeing the new baby and mother.
The Assistant Police Commissioner, Mr. Patrick Garba confirmed questioning the father of the baby, the nurses and the maternity security man to aid the ongoing investigation.