Court fines Tamale baby thief GHC480.00

Relations of the suspect who were in court on Wednesday, quickly paid the fine in order to free the suspect who has been in police detention close to a fortnight.

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A Tamale District Magistrate Court 2 presided over by His Lordship Justice Augustine Essah has convicted 38-year-old Vida Golomesio to a fine of GH¢480.00 or in default spend two years in prison.

The suspect was arrested with a baby boy at Karaga in the Northern region.

Relations of the suspect who were in court on Wednesday, quickly paid the fine in order to free the suspect who has been in police detention close to a fortnight .

The Northern Regional Police arrested the 38-year-old for stealing a two-day-old baby boy belonging to one Limah Addo at the Tamale West Hospital.

The baby boy was delivered last weekend at the Tamale West Hospital and mysteriously went missing after being discharged from the facility.According to ASP Tetteh, the suspect could not explain as to how she came by the infant in her possession by residents who first arrested her close to a farming community in the area.She was subsequently whisked to the Karaga Chief’s palace before being handed over to the police.The Karaga district police took custody of the baby who is well and receiving treatment from nurses at the Karaga district hospital after several days in captivity.

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