The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a 26-year-old woman for allegedly selling her newly born baby for N70,000.
The suspect, identified as Chinwendu Agbo from Ehalumona but residing at Obolloafor Lodge was said to have sold her baby boy identified as Ngozi Eze which she gave birth to on August 6 for the said amount to another woman.
The woman, who bought the baby allegedly hails from Umuabor Ehalumona but is currently living in Enugu.
The police public relations officer in Enugu, Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the sad development, disclosing that the command had commenced investigation into the matter.
“The Enugu State command of the Nigeria Police has commenced investigation into the alleged incident of child trafficking at Obolo Afor in Udenu local government area of the state.
“Suspect Chinwendu Agbo of Ehalumona residing at Obolloafor Lodge and about 20 years was said to have sold her new born baby boy identified as one Ngozi Eze which she gave birth to on 6/8/15 at the sum of N70,0000 to a woman at Umuabor Ehalumona but living in Enugu.
“A full scale investigations have commenced as suspects are helping the police in their investigations,” he stated.