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One pregnant woman, 4 men arrested for child stealing at Buako near Sefwi Wiawso.

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A 29- year- old pregnant woman, Paulina Owusu (a.k.a Opokua) and his four accomplices have been arrested for child stealing at Buako-Ponikrom near Sefwi Wiawso in the Western Region. The incident happened on Tuesday 14th March, 2021.

Sefwi Wiawso District Police Commander, DSP Coach Christopher disclosed the news to Angels media. According to the police, Paulina Owusu is a fish monger at Sefwi Buako. On the 14th, March 2021, she hired the services of 4 men from Sankore to do a special operation for her at Buako- Ponikrom. The job was to steal some twins secretly for her to use them for ritual purposes.

Upon tip off, the police commander led his team to monitor the house where these children stays. After several hours of waiting, four men entered the house with the intention to pick the two children. According to the police, some of them were from Sankore, a town in the Ahafo region.

The police immediately chased them and arrested only one person, Stephen Owusu. The arrested accomplice led the police team to arrest Paulina Owusu and the three other accomplices who absconded. The three other persons who have been arrested are Haruna Yussif (DJ), Sampson Addai (2K) and Kofi Nkrumah (1 cedi).

DSP Christopher charged the five persons with the offence and brought them quickly to the Wiawso District Magistrate Court for prosecution. The court has adjourned the case and remanded the five accused persons in police custody to enable the prosecution witness gather more evidence to prepare their case.

The police made further allegations against the same Paulina Owusu that, she has become pregnant for two different times but when she delivers, she doesnt come home with the baby.

DSP added that, this same woman was also arrested two years ago for stealing a three year old baby and sold him to one mallam for ritual purposes for which she is to appear before a court on 17th March, 2021.

We are monitoring the situation and will bring you more update on this matter.

Credit: Angel TV.

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