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Woman Arrested For Stealing Child In Hospital

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Police have arrested a woman in Murang’a County for allegedly stealing a child at the Thika Level Five Hospital.

Forty three year old Joyce Wambui was arrested last night at Kandara area where she had allegedly escaped to with the four day old baby.

Police say Wambui stole the child at 2PM after the mother of the baby asked her to hold the baby for a moment as she photo copied some documents.

“Acting on intelligence, Detectives traced the suspect with the baby today 1 am. Child reunited with the mother & having medical attention. Suspect in custody,” said the police.

The incident has come just a few days after police raided a children’s home in Zimmermann after the owner of the home was accused of child trafficking.

One of the children found at the home claims that she was lured with chips on her way from school only to end up at the children’s home.

The home has so far been shut down.

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