55-year-old woman pretends to be pregnant, buys twins in Imo

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55-year-old woman pretends to be pregnant, buys twins in Imo

55-year-old woman pretends to be pregnant, buys twins in Imo
55-year-old woman pretends to be pregnant, buys twins in Imo

By Emmanuel Iheaka, OWERRI

Police in Imo State have arrested a 55-year-old woman, Mrs. Chinyere Ohanyere, popularly known as Madam Chichi, for allegedly buying a set of twins.

A source, who pleaded anonymity, told Vanguard on Thursday that Ohanyere was arrested on Tuesday at Graceland Estate, Owerri, following a tip-off.

Ohanyere, a native of Oguta Local Government Area of the state, allegedly pretended to have given birth to the twins on September 3 at Irete in Owerri West Local Government Area of the state.

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The source said the suspect was arrested alongside an alleged accomplice, Adaeze Ohanyere, and one other person, while the twins, a boy and girl, were recovered.

“The operatives of the command got a tip-off, stormed her house and arrested them.

“She claimed she gave birth to the twins on September 3 at Irete.

“But when she was subjected to medical examination, it was discovered…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper