Tamale Baby Thief Freed

A Tamale District Magistrate Court 2 presided over by His lordship Justice Augustine Essah has convicted 38-year old Vida Golomesio to a fine of GH480.00 or in default spend two years in prison.

Relations of the suspect who were in court today, quickly paid the fine in order to free the suspect who has been in police detention close to a fortnight .

Parents of the stolen baby boy were also in court to listen to the verdict handed to Vida Golomesio who looked remorseful as judgment was read.

The 38-year old it would be recalled was arrested by residents of a farming community at Karaga for stealing a two-day old baby boy belonging one Limah Addo at the Tamale West Hospital.

The 27-year old who had just delivered at the hospital was looking for a taxi cab home when the suspect surfaced and under the guise of helping stole the baby.

She was taken to the chief palace and later handed over to the police who charged her for the offence and arraigned her before the District Magistrate Court where she was pronounced guilty on her own plea