The Police in Imo State have arrested a couple, identified as Chinonso Anyanwu and Oluebube Anyawu, for selling their three-day-old only son for N300, 000.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident to the Press, saying the police arrested the suspects following intelligence report.
Mr. Mohammed said, “The command arrested a man and his wife for selling their three-day-old baby boy for N300, 000.
“Following intelligence report, police detectives attached to Area Command Ihiala arrested one Chinonso Anyanwu, 32, and Oluebube Anyawu , 20, of lbiasiegbe village, Imo State.
“Suspects conspired and sold their biological son, a baby boy of three days old at the rate of N300,000 to one Sandra Odimege of Umuezike, Amorka in the Ihiala LGA of Anambra State. The three suspects have been arrested and the baby recovered in good condition.”
According to him, the couple would be charged to court after investigation.
It is gathered that the couple had had three daughters before they were blessed with the male child, who they sold to one Sandra Odimege from Umuezike, Amorka in the Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State.