Police detectives from Asaba, the Delta state capital arrested a pastor, three women and five others at Nkpor and Ogidi communities in Idemili north local government area of Anambra state for allegedly stealing 30 children.

The kidnappers were picked by the detectives at their various locations with the stolen children at Nkpor and Ogidi. They were first detained at Ogidi police station after which they were transferred to Asaba.

Total number of children abducted by kidnappers is 45, 30 abducted from Nkpor and Ogidi in Idemili local government area, Anambra state. While 15 children abducted from Delta state within four days.


One of the women that lost their children to kidnappers said:

“That day, a woman told my kids that I was her friend and that they should join her to look for me. “She took them to New Parts Market. From there, she escaped with my son after deceiving my daughter that she wanted to buy something for my son.”