A 42-year-old woman, Ndidi Eze, has been arraigned at the Okpanam Magistrate Court near Asaba, Delta State, for allegedly stealing a two-year-old baby girl.
The accused was brought to the court on Friday by an officer of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Delta State Police Command, on a two-count charge of child theft and conspiracy.
She pleaded not guilty after the charges. She was, however, remanded in custody at Agbor.
In a related development, operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Delta State arrested six suspects said to be selling adulterated oil in Asaba and its environs.