Lady arrested while dedicating a stolen child in church

A lady identified as, Edith Ewulu, has been arrested by the police while dedicating a stolen 5-year-old girl, Felicia Godwin, in Emene, Enugu State.

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According to Premium Times, the 56-year-old woman was arrested by operatives of the Enugu State Police Command in a new generation church, during a thanksgiving and dedication service for the kidnapped child whom she had renamed Gift Ewulu.

A statement by Police Public Relations Officer Ebere Amaraizu, revealed that the kidnapping suspect, who hails from Enugu Agidi in Anambra State, was allegedly found with little Miss Felicia Godwin, who was reportedly snatched from where she was playing at a Emene compound on February the 6th.

The suspect, Amaraizu said, revealed she bought the little girl from one Chioma who claimed to be running a social home in Aba, Abia State, for N470,000.

“According to the suspect, she bought the baby on February 7, 2019 from the seller at a renowned hospital in Umuahia, which convinced her that the business as genuine,” Amaraizu said.


  1. Imagine buying a baby, even if she were buying a dog. Without due process of legal adoption, that child is stolen. Thank God you were caught! Pls return baby to her worried mother.

  2. This is quite unlawful. If found guilty, the culprit should be prosecuted and charged to the court of law.

  3. God please protect our children from this illicit act of selling children here and there in this our country Nigeria. May God have mercy

  4. Wonders shall never end, child sale! They must eradicate this, thank God, it is not those who kill that she sold the girl to..

  5. This is becoming too much this days, there is no other business than to be stealing small children and sell. Probably there should be a law that would specify severed purnishment for anyone caught with such offence

  6. Na whaooo wonders shall never there is no home in her state? The police should handle this matter very seriously.

  7. So they now buy children like they buy goat and chicken? And how did she tell the church that she got a 5Yr old girl? She born the pikin or the pikin fall from heaven?

  8. So she even get mind to dedicate a stolen child. God will be exposing all of u trying to turn Christianity into something else

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