The Police Command in Anambra State, have arrested a 21-year-old woman, Emila Sunday, from Akwa Ibom State with a three months old baby boy at Ire-village Ojoto in Idemili North Local Government Area for attempting to sell her baby for N150,000.
The State Command’s PPRO, SP Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed this in a statement, said, the woman was arrested on November 24, 2020, at about 6:00 pm, following intelligence report by Police operatives attached to Ojoto Division in the state.
Mohammed said preliminary investigation revealed that the woman is attempting to sell her three months old baby boy which the suspect claimed was due to hardship.
Meanwhile, the baby was rescued in good health condition and investigation is ongoing to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident.
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