Woman Absconds With 8-Month Old Baby

Vida Owukubea Mayaa

A 20-year-old
woman ran away with an eight-month-old baby on Wednesday at Asuboi in the
Ayensuano District of the Eastern Region after she begged the baby’s mother to
carry her to go and buy food.

The woman, Ama
Priscilla, is the girlfriend of one Agyemang Maxwell, aged 22.

Agyeman, mother of the baby, told the police that Priscilla visited her
boyfriend on Wednesday when she was preparing fufu with him.

Priscilla doesn’t eat fufu, her boyfriend gave her money to go and buy rice at a
store. It was at that time that she pleaded with the baby’s mother to carry the
child to the roadside to buy the rice.  

Maxwell said he met Priscilla at Nankese, a suburb of Suhum, some three months
ago and decided to date her. The lady told him she stayed and worked at Achimota
in Accra. She further told Maxwell that she once gave birth to a child but the
child did not live long and passed away.

Priscilla has not returned with the baby since Wednesday and all attempts by
Maxwell and the baby’s mother to reach her via her mobile phone have been

The matter
has since been reported to the Suhum Police. When contacted, the police said
their outfit was investigating the matter.

Maxwell has
been arrested and is assisting the police in investigations.

The family is therefore appealing to members of the general public to help them arrest the suspect who is currently at large.

FROM Daniel Bampoe, Asuboi

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