Lady Sell Newborn Baby, Use Proceed To Buy Phone In Imo State
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The Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old single mother, Nneka Donatus, who allegedly sold her baby girl a day after putting to bed and used the money to buy a phone, wrapper and slippers.
Also arrested were a level 12 civil servant at the state Ministry of Women Affairs, Ujunwa Udechukwu, 40; and Nneoma Onwusereaka, 37; who allegedly conspired with the single mother to sell the baby to a couple.
The mother of the baby, who spoke to Southern City News at the command headquarters in Owerri on Thursday, confessed that she used part of the proceeds to buy a phone, wrapper and slippers for herself.
She told Southern Sun correspondent that she was not ready to keep the baby girl having given birth to five children already.