A 25-year-old sex worker, Zainab Adamu, has been arrested by the police in Kastina State, for allegedly selling her 4-month-old baby girl for N300,000.
The command’s spokesperson, Isah Gambo, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday, December 2, said that the suspect, an indigine of Adamawa state but residing at Kofar Kaura Layout area of Katsina, was arrested on November 26, based on a tip off.
It was gathered that Zainab conspired with her friend, one Ruth Kenneth, 32, of Kofar Kaura Layout, an indigene of Delta state and sold her baby to one Chinwendi Omeh, 43, of Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra state at the cost of N300,000.
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 offence.
The sums N165,000 and N85,000 were recovered from Zainab Adamu and Ruth Kenneth respectively as proceeds of the sale of the baby.
Gambo disclosed that investigation is ongoing.