The suspects identified as Chimaobi Kalu, 25, and David Ogwo Orji, 21, were alleged to have murdered one Chimhurumnaya Udeh, 21.
The CP revealed that the proprietor of the hotel, one Mr Felix Abengowe, had reported to the police that an unidentified female corpse with a sharp cut on her neck was found in one of his rooms on April 16.
She said police detectives swiftly went into action and by May 16, 2022, the suspects were arrested.
“Chimaobi Anyim Kalu resides at No 44 Nwogu street, while David Ogwo Orji lives at Umunkama roundabout all in Ngwa road area of Aba.
“Efforts are ongoing to arrest one of the fleeing suspects and recover the little Chimeremobi Silver who was purportedly sold by the suspects”.
Agbede said the suspects have confessed to the crime, adding that one Chukwuemeka James, who is currently at large had asked them to kill the victim and abduct her child.
The suspects also admitted that they handed over the stolen child to a lady child trafficker they did not know the identity, on the instructions of James, who later gave them the sum of N150, 000, which they shared equally among themselves.