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Woman Arrested For Trying To Sell Her Baby For N40k In Ebonyi


A 32-year-old woman identified as Victoria Chukwube has been arrested for allegedly trying to sell her baby for N40,000 in Ebonyi state.

According to reports, the woman, believed to be a commercial sex worker was arrested while trying to sell her four-month-old baby boy to raise money to start a business.

Confirming the news, Ebonyi state police spokesperson, Loveth Odah said Victoria was arrested following a tip-off.

 “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.” He wrote.

While being interrogated, the woman refused to reveal her state of origin or local government.

However, she maintained that she does not have the financial ability to take care of the child.

“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 N40,000 to start up a business. I have a fridge and I reside at Ogbe Hausa in Abakaliki.”  Chukwube said.

Source: www.hartofjoyce.com


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