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Crime & Punishment of Saturday, 15 June 2019

Source: 3 News

Police on manhunt for baby thief

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A seven-month-old baby girl has been abducted by a 19-year-old suspect at Asuboi-Bonka in the Eastern Region.

The police say the case was officially reported to them on Thursday, June 13 despite it happening the night before.

Earlier on that night at about 5:30pm, Abena Priscilla took the baby away and had since not returned.

She is a fiancée to Maxwell Agyeman, whose sister is the mother of the abducted baby. gathers the suspect was babysitting for its mother while on a visit her fiancée.

She left the house to town with the pretext to buy food even though some was being prepared home by the baby’s mother.

After a while when she was not returning, the baby’s mother had to call her brother to ask Abena Priscilla, the girlfriend, to bring back the girl.

But every effort proved futile.

Police investigations reveal that about a month ago, suspect Abena Priscilla discussed with her boyfriend on how she could replace her stolen baby so she could be able to visit her father.

Maxwell is said to have promised Abena Priscilla and invited her to stay with him for a while.

He is currently is in police custody assisting investigation.

The Eastern Regional Police Command is making frantic efforts to arrest the suspect.

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