The family of a baby that was nearly stolen at the Zebilla district hospital is insisting the arrested suspect is handed over to them for instant justice.

The angry family stormed the premises of the Zebilla Divisional Police Station demanding that the female suspect whose name is yet to be given be released to them so that they teach her a lesson.

This is my first child and she wanted to destroy my life by stealing him. So I want the police to hand her over to me so that I will destroy her too”, the father of the  baby victim told


The suspect whose name is not known yet came into the hospital under the guise of visiting a patient.

In the course of the visit, she struck up a conversation with the mother of the baby Felicia Dery. After some time of a hearty conversation, Felicia Dery who had become comfortable with the suspect entrusted her one-week-old baby into her care so that she could take a bath.

But the suspect is said to have absconded with the baby. She was however caught with the help of community members after a radio announcement proceeded by a formal complaint to the police.

The Family Roars

The family upon hearing that the suspect had been arrested went to the police station to verify the information.

But the visit to the police station turned soar as the father of the baby who gave his name as Joe claimed the police assaulted him.

His relatives were infuriated by the alleged assault on their brother which led to some heated exchanges between them and the police.

At the time‘s reporter was leaving the police station the family was still insisting the suspect be released to them for instant justice.

Source: Ghana/ Lansah