Couple arrested for allegedly selling their one-month old baby for N50, 000 in Ogun

Ogun State police command have arrested couple for allegedly selling their one-month-old baby at the rate of fifty thousand naira.

Eze Onyebuchi and his wife Oluchi Eze residing at Ilara area of Ode Remo, in Remo North local government area of Ogun state were arrested on the 16 of December 2021, following a piece of information received by policemen at Ode Remo divisional headquarters, that the couple who live at Ayegbami street Ilara Remo willingly sold their one-month-old baby to a woman who is now at large.

Upon the information, the Dpo Ode Remo division, CSP Olayemi Fagbohun, detailed his detectives to the area where the couple was arrested and brought to the station.

Spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said on interrogation, the suspects explained to the police that, it was one Mrs. Ruth Obajimi, who directed the yet to be identified buyer to them and the woman came to them on the 14th of December 2021, and told them that she is from a human rights office and that she will help them to foster their child.

The woman then gave them the sum of fifty thousand nairas and they handed over the baby to her despite not knowing her from Adam.

Abimbola said efforts are in top gear to apprehend the said woman with the view to recover the baby.

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