The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old sex worker, identified as Zainab Adamu, for allegedly selling her 4 months old baby girl for the sum of N300, 000.
The spokesperson of the command Isah Gambo, who confirmed the incident in a press release on Wednesday, December 2, mentioned that the suspect, an indigene of Adamawa state however residing at Kofar Kaura Layout area of Katsina, was arrested on November 26, based on a tip-off.
“Zainab conspired together with her good friend, one Ruth Kenneth, 32, of Kofar Kaura area, an indigene of Delta state and offered her 4 months old baby girl to one Chinwendi Omeh, 43, of Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State at the price of 300 thousand naira (N300,000:00).” stated Gambo.
“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 offense. 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. An investigation is ongoing.” he added.
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