Mother sells her 7-day old baby for N350k to raise money for christmas celebration
A 28-year-old mother was arrested by Anambra police for allegedly selling her 7-day old baby for a sum of N350k to raise money for
According to police reports, Mba who resides in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, had her child but
informed her family members and neighbors that she had a stillbirth. Unknown to many, she had sold her baby a 55-year-old woman
identified as Edith Obiakor of Akudo Street in Nkpor community in the state.
55-year-old Obiakor then resold the baby to her in-law, one Vitus Aniunoh, aged 50, of Patterson Street, Fegge in Onitsha for
Upon receiving her money from Obiakor, Oluchi had boasted to her family and friends that she was set to have an amazing Christmas
celebration as money would not be her problem.
Confirming her arrest, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Haruna Mohammed, said Oluchi was arrested following a tipoff.