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    Anambra Police Rescue Four Children As CP Echeng Cautions Parents

    ByHybrid Communications

    Mar 23, 2022

    The Commissioner of Police, Anambra Command, CP Echeng Echeng has enjoined parents/guardians to exercise utmost discretion in deciding in whose care their children/wards are kept. 

    DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, Anambra State Police Command’s is said the CP gave the advise recently, following the arrest and interrogation of two suspects; one Peter Ezeala ‘Male’ 61 years of Mbano, Imo State and one Elochukwu Igwilo ‘Male’ 27 years of Ekwusigo Local Government Area, Anambra State.

    “The suspects were arrested for their alleged involvement in a case of defilement of four minors aged 11 months old; 5 years old; 7 years old and 10 years old respectively. The incident occured in Umudim, Nnewi, Anambra State on 5th, March 2022.

    “Investigation revealed that the mother of the victims, a trader, always leave the children under the care of the suspects whenever she was away at work. Unfortunately, the suspects capitalized on this to take undue advantage  of the children.

    “Meanwhile, the suspects have been  remanded in a Correctional Services Centre.” he said.

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