A 27-year-old man, Mr. Chukwuma Enemuo, who allegedly conspired with one Obi Chidubem to sell his three-day-old baby for N150000, has been arrested by men of Anambra State Police Command.
It was gathered that Enemuo and his accomplice sold the baby boy at Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state after lying to his wife that the baby died after delivery. According to the report, the baby was sold to one Mrs. Anulika Okafor, a native of Uruokwe village, also in Ozubulu.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, said yesterday that three suspects had been arrested over the incident, adding that the baby had also been recovered. Haruna said: Police detectives attached to Ozubulu Division arrested Chukwuma Enemuo of Okwutu Amawka village, Ozubulu, in Ekwusigo Local Government Area.
The suspect conspired with one Obi Chidubem, 45, of Umuabuche Eziama village, Uli in Ihiala Local Government Area and sold his three days old baby boy for N150,000 to one Mrs. Anulika Okafor, 39, of Uruokwe village, Ozubulu.
He said the case was under investigation, adding that the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.
Source (Vanguard, Wednesday, June 26th, 2019.)