Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Police Nabs 18yrs Old Girl For Selling Her 18Months Baby For N300,000

Enugu State Police Command said it has arrested one Okike  Ezinne for selling her one year and six months baby for N300,000.00.

According to a statement the command issued yesterday, and signed by its public relations officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said Ezinne 18 year old hails from Isu  Mbaneze in Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi state sold her a year and six Chisom Raphael to one Promise Godwin and 46 year old Gloria Okafor from Uturu but married to now late SundayOkafor of Umudi Lokpanta in Abia at N300,000.00.

PPRO said: “Investigations revealed that sometime in the month of March 2016, Promise Godwin having perfected the purchase deal of little Chisom at the rate of three hundred thousand naira with 46 year old Gloria Okafor from Uturu but married to now late Sunday Okafor of Umudi Lokpanta in Abia state. Gloria’s major occupation is to get and sell babies to prospective buyers within Uturu, Lokanta Abia state and its environs.”

Amaraizu disclosed that Ezinne in her narration said born the baby out of wedlock and decided to keep it until she couldn’t cope with economic hardship while at home until a bossom friend identified as one Promise Godwin, a 20 year old who hails from same place approached her to come up to Enugu with the child with a promise that somebody was going to take care of her and the little baby.

“After establishing sales understanding between Ezinne and Promise with Gloria Okafor the dealer in the trade, little Chisom Raphael was taken to limca Bus stop at Okigwe Imo state along Enugu Port-Harcourt Express way and Chisom was sold to Gloria Okafor at the rate of three hundred thousand naira and money given to the mother of Chisom in cash at the expense of her child and they all came back to Enugu where the money according to Ezinne and Promise was shared as follows; N200,000 for Ezinne the mother of the sold child, N50,000 to Promise while the remaining N50,000 went to the motorcyclist working with Godwin Promise in the Four Corner Brothel where she is staying.

“Gloria Okafor having been nabbed revealed how she bought the child from the duo of Ezinne and Promise but maintained that the child was later handed over to the buyer that same day and the buyer is now at large.

“Godwin Promise who is already 8months pregnant and a child of one year and a month baby, has also perfected arrangement to sell off the baby whom she named Chiadikaobi to a prospective buyer before they were nabbed by the operatives of the Central Police station of the command following a tip-off”, the PPRO said.

Meanwhile, while the suspects are helping police in its investigation, the commissioner of police Emmanuel Ojukwu was quoted to have advise youths to know the type of friend they keep in order to become meaningful to themselves and the entire society.

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