An 18 year—old final year student of Tumu Senior High School, Rukaya Salifu has been remanded into prison custody by Techiman Circuit Court for breaking out a five day—old baby from Holy Family Hospital in the Techiman.
Detective Inspector Diboro tells the court on 14th January,2015, the accused entered the neonatal intensive care unit of the aforementioned hospital to steal a five day-old baby which belongs to one Madam Hawa Dog.
He added that, a visit from the Ghana Health Service to the hospital facilitated the plot of the accused.
It was later that, the nurses on duty on that day realized the absence of the baby and made an official complaint to the Techiman Police.
On 15th January, Adam Kadel, husband of the accused approached the police and reported the heinous crime committed by his wife, leading to the arrest of the culprit.
The accused was arraigned before court where she pled guilty to the charges preferred against her. She confessed that, it was her mother in-law who pressured her for grandchildren.
The Presiding Judge, His Honor Daniel Kwaku Obeng convicted her on her own plea of guilt but reserved the sentence till 30th of this month.