Man Sells Newborn Baby For N150K In Ozubulu Anambra After Lying To Wife Her Baby Has Died
A young man has been arrested in Anambra state for allegedly selling his own baby boy.
The suspect, 27-year-old Chukwuma Enemuo reportedly sold the baby for N150,000 after lying to his wife that the baby died after delivery.
According to The Nation, the suspect conspired with one Obi Chidubem to sell the baby said to be the first issue of the parents.
The baby was reportedly sold to one Mrs Anulika Okafor, a native of Uruokwe village, Ozubulu.
The police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, said the three suspects have been arrested while the baby has been recovered.
“At about 7:pm, Police detectives attached to Ozubulu division arrested one Chukwuma Enemuo ‘m’ 27 years of Okwutu Amawka village, Ozubulu in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State.”
“Suspect conspired with one Obi Chidubem ‘m’ aged 45 years of Umuabuche Eziama village uli in Ihiala LGA and sold his three days old baby boy at the sum of #150,000 to one Mrs Anulika Okafor ‘f’ aged 39 years of Uruokwe village, Ozubulu.”
“The suspect lied to his wife one Mrs Oluchi Enemuo ‘f’ aged 20 years of Okwutu Amakwa by telling her that the baby is dead shortly after delivery.”
He said the case was under investigation after which suspects would be charged to court.