Saturday, 22 October 2016

51 year old woman arrested for buying a two month old baby for N450,000



Rose Edward a 51-year-old woman is cooling her heels in police net right now for  allegedly buying a 2-month-old baby for N450,000.

Akwa Ibom Commissioner of Police, Mr. Murtala Mani, disclosed this on Saturday in Uyo, while briefing newsmen.

Mani  spoke through the command’s spokesperson, ASP Cordelia Nwanwe, said that a homeopathic doctor, Eneyo Nyang, was arrested in connection with the crime. He said that Edward from Rivers State confessed to have bought the baby because she needed a baby of her own. 

The mother of the baby, Comfort Effiong, admitted that she sold her baby because there was no one to take care of her as she had lost her dad and her mom has been sick. She complained things had been very difficult for her hence her decision.

Mani assured Akwa Ibom people that the command would not relent in its effort to curb crime in the state.

He warned members of the public wishing to adopt children to follow due process.

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