Women and children trafficking suspects are usually found to be random people who are trying to make a living of other human beings by selling them but this issue has a different twist. A Nigerian couple from the Imo state sold their 3-day old child for GH¢4,308. – Couple Arrested For Selling 3-days Old Baby For GH¢4,308
Chinonso and Uluebube Anyanwu were arrested by the Anambra State Police for selling their 3-day old baby boy for three hundred thousand nairas (N300,000) which is equivalent to four thousand three hundred and eight Ghana Cedis (GH¢4,308).
According to the police command spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed, following an intelligent report on Tuesday, April 30th, at about 2 PM led Police detectives attached to Area Command Ihiala to arrest Chinonso who is 32 years and his wife Oluebube, aged 20 years from the lbiasiegbe village, Imo State for child trafficking of their 3-days old baby.
SP Haruna said the suspects conspired and sold their biological son, a baby boy of 3 days old. He added that they exchanged him for a legal tender of three hundred thousand nairas (N300,000)to one Sandra Odimege of Umuezike, Amorka in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The couple is still in police custody assisting in investigation on the issue.
This is a rare case of child trafficking and the couple is yet to state their reason for selling their 3days old biological son for that amount.
Couple Arrested For Selling 3-days Old Baby For GH¢4,308