A couple in Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area has been arrested for selling their day- old baby for #250,000.
The couple were identified as Richard and Benson, a native of Abia state. They were arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police supervising Unit in Afam, in the Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State.
According to Richard, they never wished to sell their baby, but the situation of things around them compelled them to do it, they sold the baby to get a better life in the city because they have been living in abject poverty ever since they got married The baby was sold to one woman ( Rose Onyia), who equally sold the baby to another child trafficker for huge amount of money.
The Deputy Commissioner of Police , IGP Monitoring Unit , Benneth Igwe , has promised that the Operatives will rescue the baby from the last buyer, as they have been on trail to track the unidentified buyer down.