A 38 year old woman has been arrested in Tamale for allegedly stealing a baby belonging to another woman.
Vida Golomesio, was found with the infant boy at Karaga in the Northern Region. The boy matched the identity of a baby who had gone missing a week earlier.
He had been delivered at the Tamale West Hospital, and had gone missing just after being discharged. When arrested Golomesio had no sufficient explanation for why she had the baby in her possession.
Its reported she claimed to be a social worker and offered to help the mother carry the baby whilst she searched for a taxi to take them home. She then disappeared with the baby until her recent arrest.
She’s currently being held by police, whilst the baby has been handed to nurses at the Karaga District Hospital.