One Chiamaka Njoku, a teenage mother has been reportedly arrested alongside two child traffickers by the Imo State Police Command over the sale of her baby.
The State Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, while parading the Suspects before newsmen disclosed that the 18-year-old Chiamaka who hails from Umuokpo Emeabiam Owerri West LGA of Imo state, became pregnant outside wedlock, gave birth on December 10, 2017 and sold the baby girl at the cost of N120,000.00
“She was impregnated by unidentified man out of wedlock. She left her parents’ house and was harboured by Okere Justice of the same address who contacted one Franca Chukwukere, the Proprietress of an illegal orphanage, Franca Gold Orphanage Lagos, where she remained until on 10/12/2017 when she put to bed. The baby girl was sold out at the cost of #300,000 and the sum of #120,000 sent to Chiamaka Njoku through Justice Okere. Two baby girls of one month three weeks and one month two weeks old respectively were recovered from the child trafficker” said Ezike.