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A woman, Joy Olakawogu has pleaded guiltily to a charge of child stealing before a Port Harcourt Magistrate Court, Rivers state, admitting that she received N30,000 reward for her first stolen child in 2018.

In the case, Commissioner of Police Vs Joy Olakawogu (1st Defendant) further said she was engaged by another woman, 2nd Defendant, in the crime of child stealing and that luck ran out on her, exposing her first theft in his second attempt at stealing twin babies.

The court adjourned till January 18 where Joy would continue her evidence on the witness box to enable the court to have a full picture of the case and the level of involvement of the 2nd Defendant, notwithstanding the 1st Defendant guilty plea already according to the Chief Magistrate.

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