Tuesday, February 20, 2018
COUPLE ARRESTED FOR SELLING THEIR BABY FOR N400K HOURS AFTER BIRTH IN IMO STATE
The Imo state Police command has arrested One 35yr old Ifeanyi, 35, and his wife 30yr old Emmaculata Elijah, for selling their daughter, Chinecherem, for N400,000, a few hours after delivery.
The couple who are both indigenes of Amakpu- Umuba, Abia State, but residents of Irete, Imo State, conspired on January 26, 2018, a few hours after giving birth to the girl and sold her to Obiekwe, through Mezu and Ariri.
Other suspects said to have been involved in the crime are Grace Mezu, 55; Fedalia Ariri, 55; and Amarachi Obiekwe, 49.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Andrew Enwerem, who disclosed that the couple had given birth to seven children, said the whereabouts of two were still unknown. The newborn baby was recovered on February 17 in Lagos State.
Source – Ebiwalismoment