An elderly woman has escaped mob attack in Onitsha after being caught with a suspected stolen newborn baby boy.
The woman, Roseline, saved by some elderly men, who gathered, was intercepted with the child in Upper Iweka, Onitsha, Anambra State on Wednesday.
The baby looks about a week old, according to eyewitnesses and the mother of the child is not known.
When quizzed, the elderly woman, who is from Enugu State and based in Onitsha, claimed that she “intercepted” the mother of the child in Asaba, Delta State, and the mother accepted “a little money” in exchange for her child.
Meanwhile, the police in Anambra State are yet to react on the issue.