Couple sell their new born baby to buy hard drug
The Edo State Taskforce Against Human Trafficking has apprehended a 48-year-old man, Anthony Igbinogun, and his girlfriend, Joy Umukoro, 28, for allegedly selling their one-month-old baby to buy hard drugs.
The suspects were arrested with their friend, a 26-year-old Precious James, who reportedly facilitated the illegal transaction and linked the couple to the buyer in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The Taskforce Head of the Investigation Unit, Abigail Ihonre, who disclosed this on Friday, June 23, 2023, in Benin, said the baby was sold for N1.7 million.
“Our investigations revealed that Joy Umukoro, the mother of the baby, delivered the baby in April 2023, and conspired with her boyfriend to sell their baby for N1.7 million. She has confessed to the crime of selling the baby.”
The baby’s mother, Joy Umukoro said they sold the one-month-old baby to a willing buyer in Port Harcourt, Rivers State for N700,000. N500,000 was paid cash; N170,000 was given to the agent that took her to the buyer, while the balance was used for drugs
Mother & Grandmother Stab New Born Baby to death in Enugu
The Enugu State Police command has arrested one Ada Joy Okonkwo aged 18, and her mother, one Christiana Okonkwo of about 60 years old, at Olocha-Adogba in Awgu community of Awgu L.G.A., on November 7 for reportedly stabbing a new born baby delivered by Ada Joy with knife.A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, says preliminary investigation shows that the said mother of the newborn child used a kitchen knife to stab t...
3 Nurses Arrested for Removing New Born Baby Parts
Three nurses that work with a private hospital (name withheld) in Asaba have been arrested by the Police over the alleged removal of the eyes, nose and ear of a deceased newborn baby.It was learned that the hospital had released the deceased child on Sunday after he was confirmed dead by a paediatric, but was, however, brought back, yesterday, by the parents who alleged the removal of the human parts.A source at the hospital said: “The parents brought the child to t...
New Born Baby Abandons in an Uncompleted Building in Kaduna
A newborn baby was found abandoned in an uncompleted building by an unknown person in Kaduna Yesterday, April 21, 2022.It was gathered that the baby was discovered in the early hours of Thursday, wrapped in just a piece of cloth.Reports have it that the abandoned baby was found in Juji Village, Chikun Local Government Area of the state.It was fortunate that the baby was found alive, hale, and hearty.Meanwhile, there has been prevalent of similar incident across the...
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