Girl Who Sold Her Son For N300,000 Arrested

27 Jul

A18-year-old girl, Okike Ezinne from Isu
Mbaneze in Ohaozara Local Government
Area of Ebonyi State has been arrested
by the Enugu State Police Command on
Tuesday for allegedly selling her baby
identified as Chisom Raphal for
According the spokesman of the police
in Enugu State, SP Ebere Amaraizu,
Ezinne blamed her bosom friend for
tricking her into selling off her baby.
Amaraizu disclosed in the statement
that the girl had the baby out of
wedlock and decided to keep it but was
reportedly tricked to sell off the baby
by her friend, one Promise Godwin, a
20-year old single mother.
He said that the suspect narrated that
when things were no longer going
smoothly for her at home, her bosom
friend identified as one Promise
Godwin, also from Isu Mbaneze Ohazara
Local Government Area of Ebonyi State
approached her to come to Enugu with
the child with a promise that somebody
was going to take care of Ezinne and
little Chisom Raphael.
“According to Ezinne, she later
joined the friend in Enugu where she
secured an accommodation at Coal
Camp axis but later found out that
the friend has abandoned her
husband and was into commercial
sex work at Four corners junction,
Enugu to make ends meet.
“Sometime in the month of March
2016, Promise Godwin perfected the
purchase deal of little Chisom at the
rate of N300, 000 with 46-year-old
Gloria Okafor from Uturu but
married to now late Sunday Okafor
of Umudi Lokpanta in Abia State
whose major occupation is to get and
sell babies to prospective buyers
within Uturu, lokpanta and its
environs,” [/b]the police spokesman
Amaraizu said that police gathered
that following the establishment of
the sales understanding between
Ezinne and Promise with Gloria
Okafor, little Chisom Raphael was
taken to Limca bus stop at Okigwe,
Imo State, along Enugu Port-Harcourt
Expressway, Okigwe where Chisom
was sold to Gloria Okafor at the rate
of N300, 000 and money given to the
mother of Chisom in cash.
“On coming back to Enugu, the
suspects shared the money as
follows:N200, 000 to Ezinne, the
mother of the sold child, N50, 000 to
Promise, while the remaining N50,
000 went to the motorcyclist
working with Godwin Promise at the
Four Corner Brothel where she is
staying”, [/b]he added.
According to Amaraizu, Gloria
Okafor, having been nabbed,
revealed how she bought the child
from the duo of Ezinne and Promise
but maintained that the child was
later handed over to the buyer that
same day and that the buyer was
now at large and further revealed
that Godwin Promise, who is already
8-month pregnant and also with a
child of one year and a month, has
also perfected arrangement to sell
off the baby whom she named
Chiadikaobi to a prospective buyer
before they were nabbed by the
operatives of the Central Police
station of the Nigeria Police, Enugu
State command.
“Suspects are now helping police in
their investigations and begging for
forgiveness but however blamed the
situation to act of satan.
“Meanwhile, the state Commissioner
of Police, Emmanuel Ojukwu, has
advised youths to know the type of
friend they keep in order to become
meaningful to themselves and the
entire society,” the PPRO noted.

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