A suspected child [email protected], Maureen Wechinwu, who was arrested in Rivers State with 15 abd#cted children has confessed that she ‘bu¥s’ them.
The 44-year-old suspect, who claims to be a Reverend Sister, was arrested at Omuigwe Abuja Phase II, Aluu, in Ikwerre LGA for alleged child [email protected]
Speaking to newsmen at the police headquarters on Tuesday, September 6, the suspect claimed that she used to be a Reverend Sister trained in England and her orphanage is genuine.
“SOME OF THE CHILDREN ARE [email protected] PEOPLE’S CHILDREN. THE OTHERS ARE BROUGHT TO ME BY ONE MR. VICTOR. SOMETIMES HE COMES WITH THEM IN TWOS. ONE MISS ALICE BROUGHT TWO TO ME. ALICE SAID SINCE I AM A BEGINNER THAT I SHOULD TAKE THEM.
SOMETIMES WHEN VICTOR BRINGS CHILDREN, HE WILL BE DEMANDING MONEY. BUT DUE TO THE PRESSURE ON ME SOMETIMES I GIVE N50,000, N60,000, AND N100,000,” SHE SAID.
The Commissioner of Police, Friday Eboka, revealed that the children rescued from the suspected [email protected] were aged between seven and nine, adding that preliminary investigations have shown that the children were picked from different parts of the South-South states and were being [email protected]