Anambra based man, Chukwuma Enemuo,27, has been apprephened for selling his 3-day-old baby boy for the sum of N150,000.
According to report, the incident happened in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra state.
The suspect was said to have connived with a 45-year-old man, Obi Chidubem, to sell the baby to a lady identified as Anulika Okafor.
The suspect was said to have lied to his wife that their baby died shortly after birth. He was however exposed when a neighbor decided to reveal his plans .
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer of the state, Haruna Mohammed said the baby has been recovered and investigations are ongoing.
Haruna said the incident occurred on Monday, June 24th, 2019 and the suspects involved have since been arrested.
In his words, he said;
“The Police detectives attached to Ozubulu division arrested one Chukwuma Enemuo, aged 27 years of Okwutu Amawka village, Ozubulu in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State.
The suspect conspired with one Obi Chidubem, aged 45 years of Umuabuche Eziama village, Uli in Ihiala LGA and sold his three-day-old baby boy for the sum of N150,000 to one Mrs Anulika Okafor aged 39 years of Uruokwe village, Ozubulu.
The Suspect lied to his wife, one Oluchi Enemuo, aged 20 years of Okwutu Amakwa by telling her that the baby is dead shortly after delivery. All the three suspects have been arrested, the baby was also recovered. The case is under investigation after which suspects would be charged to court.”
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