3years old Bemdoo Ajekwe kidnapped from North Bank area of Makurdi, Benue State has been rescued after a full blown investigation by the Benue State Commissioner of Police.
Joy Onyeabor 32yrs and Lucy Doosur 29yrs were arrested during investigation and they confessed to kidnapping the child who was in company of his elder brother on the fateful day.
According to the suspects, they lured the elder child by giving him N50 and sent him to go and buy bread for them leaving the kidnapped child under their care before whisking him to faraway Aba in Abia State.
They stated that they sold the child to one Unwa Chibueze and Elizabeth whose surname is unknown at the cost of Five Hundred Thousand Naira (#500,000).
Further investigation led to the arrest of other members of the syndicate namely; Sunday Udoh 26yrs and Friday Orinya 33yrs all of North Bank, Makurdi who actively participated in the crime.
Police detectives extended investigation to Aba in Abia state and rescued the child Bemdoo Ajekwe on the 23/10/2018.
The child has since been reunited to the family while investigation continues with a view to arrest other fleeing members of the syndicate.