A sex worker in Katsina state has sold her 4-month old baby for three hundred thousand naira to a woman from Anambra
According to a statement from the Police PRO in Katsina State, SP Gambo Isah, further investigations are still going on.
“On 26/11/2020 at about 4:30pm, based on a tip off, the Command succeeded in arresting one Zainab (Justina) Adamu, ‘F; aged 25yrs an indigene of Adamawa state, but residing at Kofar Kaura Layout, Katsina, who conspired with her friend, one Ruth Kenneth, ‘F’, aged 32yrs of Kofar Kaura Layout, an indigene of Delta state and sold her four months old baby girl to one Chinwindi Omeh, ‘F’, aged 43yrs of Ekuisigo LGA of Anambra state at the cost of three hundred thousand naira (N300,000:00K).
“In the course of investigation, another suspect, one Chukwudi Elias Nnali, aged 45yrs of the same address, brother to Chinwindi Omeh, was also arrested for aiding and abetting the commission of the offence .
“The sums of one hundred and sixty-five thousand Naira, ( N165,000:00K) and Eighty-Five thousand Naira (N85,000:00K) were recovered from Zainab Adamu and Ruth Kenneth respectively as proceeds of the sale of the baby. Investigation is ongoing,” he stated.