Enugu: Police Arrests Mother Who Sold Her Baby For N300,000

The police in Enugu has apprehended one Ezechi Nwanneka, for allegedly selling her baby boy for N300,000.

The baby boy, who is yet to be recovered, was reportedly resold for N350,000 by one Okechukwu Nyia, who bought the baby from Nwanneka.

Nwanneka, a native of Akama Oghe village, in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State, was said to have been impregnated by an unidentified person.

Following the development, the lady left her family house for an unknown destination and in November 2017 she announced that she has been delivered of a baby boy.

However, the family didn’t see Nwanneka with the baby boy when she resurfaced making them suspicious.

Nwanneka’s parents informed the police and in the course of investigations, Nwanneka confessed that she sold the baby to Nyia for N300,000.

Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, the spokesperson for Enugu State police command who confirmed the development, said investigation further revealed that the buyer, Nyia, later resold the baby to a yet to be identified person.

The police spokesman vowed that the Command was determined to apprehend the yet to be identified buyer and recover the missing boy.

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