A five year old boy identified as Destiny Azubuike, who was abducted from his parent’s residence in Rivers state on the 19th of December in 2016, has been found.
According to reports, the abductor, Mrs Evelyn, an ex-mistress of the boy’s neigbour identified as Dr Oberenwa – sold the boy for N500,000 to Mrs. Patricia Chukwu, a widow and staff of Ebonyi State Secondary School Management Board, who renamed the boy Samuel.
It was gathered that police started trailing Mrs Evelyn after a tip off by someone who had seen a campaign on Facebook by a Social activist and citizen journalist, Comrade Phils decrying the state of child-kidnapping in Abia state.
He, however, offered to assist in the arrest Evelyn but was mauled to death by unknown assailants while returning from work weeks after offering to assist the police.
An incident the police believe may not be unconnected to the investigation of Mrs Evelyn.
The big break came when it was established that the Evelyn who was the mistress of the neighbor of the abducted boy in Oyigbo was the same as the Evelyn who allegedly led a kidnapping gang in Isiala Ngwa South in Abia state.
The detailed investigation by the police team made her to spill the beans, and some other accomplices were arrested.
Little Destiny was found on the 11th of December, 2018 in Ohaozara Local Government of Ebonyi State where he had been renamed Samuel by Mrs. Patricia Chukwu. All suspects are now in police custody at Oyigbo in Rivers state. SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇