A couple, Glory and Ugochukwu Nwachukwu have been arrested by the Imo State police Command for sell their four-month-old son, Marvelous, for N400,000.
The Imo State Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi, while presenting the couple and other suspects to Journalist at the command’s headquarters in Owerri said that the action of the couple who hail from Umueme Obike in the Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of the state was despicable.
The couple were also accused by the police boss of Kidnapping and selling two other babies apart from selling their own baby.
“The suspects were arrested by the operatives of the anti-kidnapping unit of the command on July 20, at Umuokai Owerre-Nta in the Isiala Ngwa South LGA of Abia State.
“The suspects conspired and lured one Jovita of Irrette Owerri West LGA of Imo state to Naze, Owerri North LGA where they tactically abducted her two children, Adaugo Olive, who is three years and six months old and his six months old younger brother, Daniel Oliver, and then sold them to unknown persons.
“The suspects have confessed to the crime and other child-trafficking cases within Imo state and its environs.” the police boss said.
The Commissioner of Police also assured that the police are after other member of the syndicate.
The police boss said that the breakthrough was as a result of the synergy that existed between his command and members of the public.
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