A 24-year-old mother in Nnewi, Anambra State, Oluchi Emeobi, was paraded for allegedly selling her two-month-old baby and using part of the proceeds to buy a motorcycle.
While parading about 100 suspects at the command headquarters on Tuesday, the state Commissioner of Police, Garba Umar, said that, on July 8, 2017, at about 11am, Oluchi was arrested for allegedly conspiring wth her friend, 26 year old friend, Nchedoch Richard to sell her two-month-old baby to a woman, popularly known as First Lady, now at large.
“In order to conceal her dastardly act, the suspect reported at the police station that she left her baby with a yet to be ascertained woman who absconded with the baby.”
“The matter is under investigation and efforts are being intensified to arrest First Lady and recover the baby.
The CP said exhibits recovered from Oluchi included N250,000 cash and one motorcycle she allegedly bought with part of the money realised from the sale of the baby.