The Anambra State Police have arrested a 31-year-old man, identified as Chijioke Chukwulota, for allegedly selling his ex-girlfriend twin babies
Haruna Mohammed, The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Awka, the state capital.
The PPRO said the suspect sold the twin babies from an ex-girlfriend whom he impregnated for N150,000 to a child trafficking syndicate.
Interestingly, He said two suspects connecting to the crime had been arrested and the babies rescued.
He said, “Following credible intelligence, police operatives attached to the Command’s Special Anti-cult Unit arrested one Chijioke Chukwulota, 31, of Imo State, but resides at Uruagu village, Nnewi, Anambra State.
“The 31-year-old man lured his ex-girlfriend whom he impregnated and stole the twin baby girls, aged about two months after she gave birth to them through a cesarean section and sold the same children to one Tina Ibeato, 31, of Imo State at N150,000.
“The two suspects have been arrested and the children recovered in good condition.
The police spokesman said an investigation was ongoing on the matter after which the suspects would be prosecuted