A 20-year-old girl, identified as Chinwendu Agbo has been arrested by the Police in Enugu State for allegedly selling her new born baby for N70,000.
Chinwendu, a native of Eha-Alumonah, in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, sold the little boy to a woman, named Ngozi Eze, resident in Enugu, the state capital.
According to Daily Post, the suspect, who resides at Obollo-Afor Lodge, in Udenu Council Area of the State, gave birth to the child on August 6.
The spokesman of the police in Enugu State, DSP Ebere Amaraizu, who confirmed the arrest in a statement said, the Command “has commenced investigations into the incident of child trafficking at Obolo-Afor in Udenu Local Government area of the state.
“The suspect, Chinwendu Agbo of Ehalumona, residing at Obollo-Afor Lodge and about twenty years, sold her new born baby boy, which she gave birth to on 6/8/15, at the sum of N70,000, (seventy thousand naira) to a woman at Umabor Ehalumona, but living in Enugu.
“A full scale investigation has commenced as suspects are helping the police in their investigations”.