Police arrest Delta couple over alleged attempt to sell 1-year-old baby for N150,000


A 20-year-old woman, Blessing Precious and her 35-year-old husband, Precious Akowei have been arrested by the police in Ugborikoko for allegedly attempting to sell their one year old baby for the sum of N150, 000 (one hundred and fifty thousand naira.)

DAILY POST can reports that also arrested is one Mercy Ogunyemi, an alleged buyer of the baby.

The trio were, however, transferred by the Enerhen Divisional Police Officer, CSP Yakubu to Ugborikoko Division.

The Divisional Police Officer in Ugborikoko, CSP Emeka referred our Correspondent to the State Police image maker when he sought his comments on the matter.

Contacted, the Delta State Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Aniamaka confirmed the report saying,”the Police is still investigating the matter.”

Aniamaka stated that the couple,”were originally apprehended by the police in Enerhen for attempting to sell their baby.

“The police also arrested Other persons implicated in the transaction. One Ogunyemi, the alleged buyer, alongside other accomplices were apprehended. Some are on the run anyway but we will do everything possible to get to the root of the matter.”


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