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Oluchi Emeobi, a 24-year-old mother in Nnewi, Anambra State has been arrested and paraded for allegedly selling her two-month-old baby and used part of the proceeds to buy a motorcycle.

Garba Umar, the state's commissioner of police disclosed this on Tuesday while parading about 100 suspects at the command headquarters.


Umar explained that on July 8, 2017, at about 11am, detectives attached to the Nnewi Police Division nabbed Oluchi for allegedly conspiring wth her friend, Nchedoch Richard (26) to sell her two-month-old baby to a woman, popularly known as First Lady, now at large.

He said, “In order to conceal her dastardly act, the suspect reported at the police station that she left her baby with a yet to be ascertained woman who absconded with the baby.”

The CP said exhibits recovered from Oluchi included N250,000 cash and one motorcycle she allegedly bought with part of the money realised from the sale of the baby.

“The matter is under investigation and efforts are being intensified to arrest First Ladyand recover the baby.

Also paraded was a four-man child trafficking syndicate, led by a 60-year-old pastor, Raymond Igboanusi.