Police arrest Anambra woman, daughter for stealing, selling baby
A 42-year-old woman and her 17-year-old daughter have been arrested by the police in Anambra State, for allegedly stealing a 4-year-old girl, Mesoma Ikoko.
Woman identified as Ngozi Ede, said to have arranged with her daughter, Kosiso, and sold the baby for N250, 000 in Awada, Obosi.
Confirming the incident, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Mohammed said the sum of N250, 000 suspected to be part of the proceeds of the illicit transaction was recovered from the suspects who according to the PPRO would soon be charged to court after the completion of investigations into the matter.
Preliminary investigation further led to the arrest of one Ifeoma Okeke, 45, who collected the child from the suspects and handed over her to one Ifeoma Okonkwo of Eke Nkpor.”