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Couple arrested for selling their baby

Couple in police custody for selling their three day old baby boy at the rate of three hundred thousand Naira in Anambra state.

Couple in police custody for selling their three day old baby boy . Photo: Radio Nigeria

The police command in Anambra state has apprehended a couple who allegedly sold their three day old baby boy for money.

The thirty two year old Chinonso Anyanwu and his wife Oluebube Anyanwu who hail from Ibiasiegbe Village in Oru West Local Government Area of Imo state conspired and sold their biological son to one Sandra Odimeje of Umuezike, Amorka in Ihiala local government area of Anambra state at a sum of three hundred thousand naira.

The couple claimed that they sold the baby due to financial challenges facing them.

Confirming the incident in a telephone interview with Radio Nigeria, the Police Public Relations Officer in Anambra state , Mr Haruna Mohammed said the three suspects were arrested following an intelligence report.

Mr Mohammed noted that the three day old baby boy was recovered in good condition and handed over to the mother of the suspect Chinonso for safe-keep.

He announced that the suspects would be charged to court after a thorough investigation into the matter.

Uche Ndeke

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