Isaac Job, Uyo
Akwa Ibom Police Command has arrested a fake female police constable identified as Mis Caroline Udeme.
The Command also paraded a rescued four-year old Aisha Rayanu, recently abducted from the Methodist Township Primary school, located at 34 Chubb road,Ikot Ekpene, Ikot Ekpene local government area of the state.
Our Correspondent reports that little Aisha was abducted by one Favour Nwachukwu, 20, who reportedly stormed the school and seized the victim snd escaped to Akpabuyo, in Cross River State .
This was disclosed by the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Odiko Macdon, at a press conference at the state police headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia on Wednesday.
He described the incidents as unfortunate adding that all the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed
According to the PPRO,
“On 15/3/2022, at about 1816hrs one Miss Caroline Udeme of Idoro road, Uyo 24-years old, was arrested on police oonstable uniform along with a fake police identity card.
“Suspect has defrauded one Loveth Ifechineke and Joy Joseph all of Itam market of cash and items worth over N500,000.”
He said all the suspects will have their day in court as soon as investigation is completed.
Relatedly; “Little Aisha was kidnaped on January 18, 2022 and taken to a camp at Essighi, Akpabuyu local government area of Cross River State.
“As at the time of her rescue on March 17, 2022 her name has been changed to Mirabel by her abductors.
The police spokesman who said the suspect had confessed to the crime lauded operatives of the command for their intervention, which led to the rescue of the little girl
His words: “On January 18, 2022 at about 5pm one Shuiabu Rayanu of 1 Sani Ogun road, Ikot Ekpene reported that on the same date, she took her children to Methodist Township Primary school,No 34 Chubb road, Ikot Ekpene.
“And that at the close of school she went to pick them, but could not find her fiur years old daughter, Aisha Rayanu.
“On enquiry, she discovered that an unknown person has gone to school and took her away to an unknown destination.
“On receipt of the case, detectives of Anti Child Theft, SCIID, Uyo tactically and painstakingly traced and arrested one Favour Nwachukwu Prince of Ikot Effiom Estate, Akpabuyu local government area of Cross River State”
“She confessed to the crime that she went to the said school, abducted the girl and took her to her boy friend, an ex-militant, in a camp located at Essighi, Akpabuyu local government area in Cross River State to her own child that was stolen.
“Little Aisha whose name was changed to Mirabel, had been with the said ex-militant till her rescue on 17th March,2022 by detectives from the Anti Child Theft section. Though she has since been reunited with the family, they are here with us at the headquarters” Macdon said.