The Rivers State Commissioner of Police, CP Joseph Mukan has given hope to inhabitants of rivers state as he Promises to ensure sustainable protection of lives and property in the state.
Mukan who disclosed this at a press briefing said he had worked assiduously with a team of operatives in the state to neutralize all criminal activities and being able to stabilize the command which according to him, remain the reason for the fragile peace being enjoyed in the state.
He said the cause is due largely to the Rejigging and re-strategizing mechanism put in place that paid off handsomely.
Conducting journalists round suspects paraded, CP Mukan said operatives of police mobile force on stop and search at Omerelu nipping point intercepted a bus carrying passengers from Port-Harcourt to Owerri.
On checking the bus, they saw a man who later identifies himself as Chinedu Nwachukwu, a 23-year-old hold in possession of a five-month-old baby.
CP. Mukan said upon interrogation, he could not give a reasonable account of how he came about the child.
He was immediately handed over to the Divisional Police officer with a location at Elele who further transferred the child and suspect to the criminal investigation department at the state.
Mukan said the suspect eventually open up and confessed to having stolen the baby from his mother, killed and dumped her remains in a pit in an uncompleted building at igwunta ikwerre local government area.
The suspect eventually led police to the uncompleted building where the mother of the child was dumped; adding that she eventually evacuated alive but an unconscious state and later taken to the hospital for medical attention.
The same suspect also made another confessional statement of a similar act on how on he stole a three-month-old baby from Chinonye Queen Uzoma killed her and took away the child.
CP. Mukan said the suspects again took operatives to a building in igwuruta where the decomposing body of the said woman was found.
She was identified by her relations through her hairdo adding that the suspect who revealed that after killing the victim, sold the three-month baby girl to one Mary Ishmael (68) for two hundred and fifty thousand Naira and later sold to another woman who is yet to be arrested at the cost of three hundred and fifty thousand Naira.
In a similar vein, the command also one gift Samuel precious (22) and Fani Ukoha (58) who conspired and stole a child from one rosemary Goodness of No 105 utibe street Ahaoda local government Area in the state.
The statement put further that Precious Samuel was a commercial sex worker who on that faithful day, went to buy bread from the victim where she lured mosses Goodness, a 4-year-old infant and sold him as she later confessed and took the police to osisioma, Abia state where the buyer was arrested