Woman arrested for trying to sell her baby for N100,000
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC,
Enugu State Command, has arrested Nkechi Isioko, for
allegedly attempting to sell her baby for N100,000.
Nkechi had allegedly collected the sum of N100, 000 from
one Mrs. Blessing Egbo before members of the NSCDC
arrested her and the suspected buyer.
She claimed that Mrs. Egbo initially gave her part payment
of N10,000, and later gave her the rest of the money.
She further confessed that she later gave back the N100,
000 to Mrs Egbo after she was advised not to sell the baby.
The Chairman of NSCDC advised human traffickers to find
legitimate businesses, warning that his command was
committed to stopping their illegal business.
Fostering in Enugu State and Archbishop of the Anglican
Communion, Enugu Province, Most Reverend Emmanuel
Chukwuma, also warned that the state would not be a place
of refuge for human traffickers and prostitutes.
He stated that the state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, had
directed them to stop ANY type of illegal sale and adoption