Crime: Nigerian Lady Gets Arrested While Trying To Sell Her Baby For ₦40,000

February 24, 2021

Crime: Nigerian Lady Gets Arrested While Trying To Sell Her Baby For ₦40,000

A woman has been arrested by the police in Ebonyi State for allegedly trying to sell her baby for ₦40,000. The 32-year-old woman, identified as Victoria Chukwube is believed to be a sex worker and was arrested while trying to sell her four-month-old baby boy to raise money to start a business of selling drinks.

According to the information from the Ebonyi state police spokesperson, Loveth Odah and published Igbere TV news, Chukwube was arrested following a tip-off

Odah said;

So her name is Chukwube Victoria, she told us she is a commercial sex hawker and that she has this baby which she carrying.

She said if she leaves here she would continue to look out for prospective buyers.

But we tried to talk to her and to make her see the value of being a mother, but she refused.

She even told us that if we allow her to go home with the baby she will throw the baby away and that she can’t tell who got her pregnant."

Upon being interrogated, the lady refused to disclose her state of origin or local government but maintained that she does not have the financial ability to take care of the child.

Chukwube said;

I am from Nigeria, 32 years old, a commercial sex hawker and my baby is just four months old.

I want to sell the baby at the rate of ₦40,000 to start up a business. I have a fridge and I reside at Ogbe Hausa in Abakaliki."

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