According to Leadership report, the woman had told the mother of the children that she was on her way to Abakiliki and had missed her way.
She then asked for direction and water to drink.
The unsuspecting mother, out of sympathy, was said to have rushed to a nearby shop to ask for some money to give to the woman, leaving her two children behind.
Before she returned, the “mad” woman had disappeared with her two children.
It was gathered that the suspect had arranged for a waiting vehicle and quickly ferried the kids of between two and four years into the waiting vehicle and zoomed off.
Some residents of the area where the incident took place described the children’s disappearance as mysterious while also calling on the police to do all it can to catch the perpetrators.
Confirming the incident, the police public relations officer in the state, DSP Celestina Kalu said the police have sent out their dragnet to fish out the strange woman as soon as possible