Police stop sale of day old baby in Port Harcourt
The offer of a day old child was prematurely ended by the Rivers state police order on Tuesday August 11.
Streams state police representative, SP Nnamdi Omoni who affirmed this said agents of the Special Anti Robbery Squad halted the deal at Igwuruta, Ikwerre Local government territory of the state and furthermore captured a 56-year-elderly person distinguished as Florence Jonah in association with the wrongdoing.
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It was affirmed that she contrived with the dad of the kid to offer the child to holding up purchasers at the expense of Nine Hundred Thousand Naira (N900,000). The dad of the infant who was additionally captured driven security agents to Better life Clinic in Eneka, where the youngster was recouped and given over to his genuine mother, Rejoice Izuchukwu.
Police stop offer of day old child in Port Harcourt
The statement read;
“Operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) in a covert operation at the early hours of today 11/8/2030 cracked a Child Trafficking Syndicate at Igwuruta, Ikwerre LGA,where one Florence Jonah, a 56 year old woman was arrested.
“She is alleged to have conspired with the father of the child, one Izuchukwu Success to sell him to waiting buyers at a cost of Nine Hundred Thousand Naira (900,000).
“Upon his arrest, the father led the Police to Better life Clinic, Eneka, where the child who had been sold, was eventually recovered and handed over to his real mother, Rejoice Izuchukwu. Both mother and child are in stable condition.
“The suspects arrested are: Florence Jonah ‘f’ 56yrs, Ogum Ifeoma ‘f’ 22yrs, Beauty Nnodim ‘f’ 25yrs, Isabella Chika ‘f’ 20yrs’ and Blessing Udoh ‘f’ 20yrs.”
The suspects are apparently helping the Command in its examination and will be charged to court soon.