5 Arrested for selling 3-year-old boy in Imo


Five women were arrested by the Imo State Police Command for allegedly selling a three-year-old boy they abducted from a burial ceremony for N600,000.

The five women arrested for selling a boy

The women identified as, Chinonye Okere, Joy Ama, Eu­charia Amadi, Pauline Uzoamaka, and Nnenne Okere were arrested in Ngor Okpala local government area of Imo state

Chinonye Okere while confessing to the crime stated that she abducted the boy at a funeral ceremony through the help of a police officer identified as Felix. According to her, the Police officer was the master mind behind the whole plan.

She also added that her husband and one other person she named to have taken part in the crime, Rose, were on the run.

Meanwhile, the alleged buyer, 55-year-old Uzoamaka, during her confession stated that she bought the child for N600,000 from 54 year-old Mrs. Amadi in Nnewi, Anambra State in April.


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