Police Arrest Woman For Attempting To Sell Her Baby For N40k In Ebonyi


Police Arrest Woman For Attempting To Sell Her Baby For N40k In EbonyiEbonyi state police command have arrested a woman believed to be a commercial sex worker for allegedly attempting to sell her baby for N40,000.

The 32-year-old woman identified as Victoria Chukwube, was arrested while trying to sell her four-month-old baby boy to raise money to start a business of selling drinks.

According to Ebonyi state police spokesperson, Loveth Odah, Chukwube was arrested following a tip off.

Odah stressed;

So her name is Chukwube Victoria, she told us she is a commercial sex hawker and that she has this baby which she carrying. She said if she leaves here she would continue to look out for prospective buyers. But we tried to talk to her and to make her see the value of being a mother, but she refused.

She even told us that if we allow her to go home with the baby she will throw the baby away and that she can’t tell who got her pregnant.

During interrogated, the woman refused to disclose her state of origin or local government but stated that that she does not have the financial ability to take care of the child.

Chukwube said;

I am from Nigeria, 32 years old, a commercial sex hawker and my baby is just four months old. I want to sell the baby at the rate of N40,000 to start up a business. I have a fridge and I reside at Ogbe Hausa in Abakaliki.

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