Police recover 10-month-old baby stolen by teen housemaid
Daily Trust gathered that police have reunited boy with his mother.
The Police in Kaduna State have successfully rescued a 10-year-old baby allegedly stolen by a teenage housemaid after 48 hours of declaring the baby missing.
The boy’s mother, Fauziya Aminu Tukur, confirmed the news of her boy’s recovery to newsmen.
Daily Trust reported how the mother raised the alarm on Friday after she returned from school and discovered that her teenage housemaid, Hauwa, took the baby away to an unknown destination.
Daily Trust gathered that the police have reunited the boy with his mother.
Details of how the suspect was arrested remain sketchy, but she was said to be in police custody.
Fauziya said: “The police brought my son to me yesterday night and then left with the suspect.
“I don’t know how and where they arrested her.”
She expressed gratitude to God for returning her son to her in good health as she cautioned parents to be careful while hiring housemaids.
Police Public Relations Officer in the State’s command, ASP Jalige Mohammed, confirmed the return of the baby, saying the teenage housemaid was being interrogated.
He said it was a bus driver who brought the suspect to Unguwar Sunusi Police Station after discovering her and the baby at the Kawo Bus stop.