A 25-year-old sex worker named Zainab Adamu has been arrested for allegedly selling her four months old baby girl for N300, 000 in Katsina State.
According to the spokesperson of the command Isah Gambo, the sex worker was arrested on November 26, based on a tip-off.
The suspect is an indigene of Adamawa state but residing at Kofar Kaura Layout area of Katsina.
“Zainab conspired with her friend, one Ruth Kenneth, 32, of Kofar Kaura Layout, an indigene of Delta state and sold her four months old baby girl to one Chinwendi Omeh, 43, of Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra state at the cost of three hundred thousand naira (N300,000:00K).
In the course of investigation another suspect, one Chukwudi Elias Nnali, aged 45yrs of the same address, brother to Chinwindi Omeh, was also arrested for aiding and abetting the commission of the offence.
The sums of one hundred and sixty-five thousand Naira, (N165,000:00K) and eighty-ive thousand Naira (N85,000:00K) were recovered from Zainab Adamu and Ruth Kenneth respectively as proceeds of the sale of the baby. Investigation is ongoing.” Gambo said.