COUPLE SELLS THEIR NEWBORN BABY FOR 400K IN IMO STATE
Imo State Police Command has nabbed a couple for allegedly selling their daughter, Chinecherem, for N400,000, a few hours after delivery. The couple Ifeanyi, 35, and Emmaculata Elijah, 30 – are indigenes of Amakpu- Umuba, in the Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area of Abia State. But they are residents of Irete, in the Owerri West LGA of Imo State.
Speaking to newsmen, the woman who allegedly bought the baby, Obiekwe, said she gave the couple the agreed amount in their house.
The father of the baby, who confessed that he traded his daughter for money, said the crime was planned and hatched by himself and his wife.
He said he and his wife gave Mezu, who brought the buyer, N6,000 from the amount that was paid for the baby.