Grandma Sells Daughter’s Baby For N200K In Jos; Reseller & Final Buyer Arrested

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August 1st, 2013 – Grandma Sells Daughter’s Baby For N200K In Jos; Reseller & Final Buyer Arrested

An 8-month-old baby girl named Chiamaka Obinna, who was allegedly sold by her grandmother for N200,000 and taken from Jos to Onitsha, has been found about one week later and re-united with her mother.

It was gathered that the baby’s grandmother (names withheld), who lived at Rukuba Road by Grafitti Hotel in Jos had on July 19, this year, sent her daughter, who is the mother of the baby on an errand and sent away her other children apparently to pave way for her to dispose of the baby.

Thereafter, some women came to her house and she allegedly gave the baby to them. Unknown to her, some of the neighbours saw her remove the baby from her back and handed her over to the strangers.

When the mother of the baby who gave her name as Blessing Godspower, returned and asked of her baby, her mother feigned ignorance of her whereabouts, saying she must have been taken away by her other children. But when the grandmother’s other children returned and Chiamaka was not with them, Blessing raised the alarm.

This attracted the neighbours, who informed that they saw her mother handing over the baby to some people. She denied the claim and the matter was reported to the police.

However, during interrogation, the suspect allegedly confessed selling the baby to one Eucharia, who had in turn, taken the baby to Awka in Anambra State and sold it to one Rita for N330,000.

Rita in turn, sold the baby to one Grace for N500,000. The grandmother was said to have told her interrogators that she was yet to receive her share of the illicit deal before the bubble burst.

The state police commissioner in Plateau State, Mr Chris Olakpe said the baby was recovered at Awka on July 24, 2013 through the intelligence of detectives of the command.

He said that upon interrogation, the suspect stated that she sold the baby because her daughter was not taking proper care of her and that she did it with her consent.

But the baby’s mother denied knowledge of the intention to sell her baby, saying as a mother, there was no way she would put up her baby for sale.

[Source: Daily Sun]

20 thoughts on “Grandma Sells Daughter’s Baby For N200K In Jos; Reseller & Final Buyer Arrested

  1. If u ask me,i think poverty is at work here, we really have a long way to go in this country! May God have mercy.

  2. the end of the world is here where pple are lovers of iniquity and al sort of evil. may God help us. let he who thinketh he stand beware lest he fall.

  3. THIS NA POVERTY OR WICKEDNESS?

    I BEG FELLOW NAGERIANS HELP ME ANSWER THIS QUESTION OH

    GRA MAAAAAAAAAA

    FEAR CATCH ME OH, THANK GOD FOR THE RECOVERY OF THIS CHILD

    WHAT IF SHE GO SELL THE INOCENT SOUL TO RITUALIST.

    Nna na wah.

  4. Hahahaha, dz little dey start nw to surfer, i sell am 4u,u sell am for her,her sell am for she,she sell am for his….lol, o mehn! Dz kind baby selling business swt die, see as dem cari d small baby do money business, but i Tnx [email protected] dz new month dt she has being found,it a lesson all mothers, pls neva u trust d ppl u gv ur babies too cos u neva cn tell wat will apen to dem, m out…api new month to u all, dz s anoda month going 2b waste n ASUU N FED GOVT r still fightn on d mata, m sick n tired of [email protected] home ooooo

  5. Wat can I be telling to dis jezibelistic grandmoda? Others of peopl are prayed 2having grandchildren yet she waznt is, & is not in d happy of one blessing. Purnishment cannot soak her enough. Can d daughta be 4giv her again? See her face. It didnt easy.

  6. Thank God that the baby is still alive. That baby should be rename from Chukwuamaka to Chukwunonyerem(God is with me)

    for the grandma, sellers, and final buyer u pple wil never see good thing in una lifes in Jesus Name ,AMEN.

  7. Grandma pls jst ask jesus to 4give u,d master will do jst dat,dis is part of d lnstructmentality of d evil one.

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