The Imo State Police Command on Wednesday, paraded two members of a kid trafficking syndicate, who bought three completely different infants including their personal youngster, for N600,000.
The couple, Ugochukwu Nwachukwu, 28 and Mrs Glory Ugochukwu have been arrested by operatives of Anti – Kidnapping Unit of the command on July 20, at Umuokai Owerre-Nta Isiala Ngwa South L.G.A of Abia State.
The suspects conspired and lured one Jovita Aloka of Irette Owerri West L.G.A of Imo State to Naze Owerri North L.G.A the place they tactically disposed her of her two youngsters, Adaugo Oliver, three years, 6 months and Daniel Oliver, 6 months and bought them to unknown individuals.
The suspects have confessed to the crime and different youngster trafficking inside Imo State and its environs. Operatives are trailing different fleeing members of the syndicate.
Whereas narrating her position in the mentioned youngster trafficking, to newsmen, Glory mentioned:
“I requested my husband the place is my youngster and he advised me he had bought my youngster. I used to be not pleased with him. He by no means gave me even one naira. It’s simply 4 months previous baby boy. He’s my first youngster. I’m not pleased with what my husband did.”
On his half, Ugochukwu mentioned:
“I mentioned with my spouse earlier than selling the kid. I bought the kid N400,000. My motive is that I wished to affix the Military and I didn’t have cash to course of it. The invoice they gave to me was excessive and I went to the purpose of selling my properties after that I couldn’t make it. What I did was to make use of the remaining cash to purchase a motorbike and begin fishery enterprise. I used to be arrested by the one who linked me to selling my son. He linked me to a different individual. This second one is a boy and a lady they usually bought them N400,000. They gave me solely N200,000. It’s this second enterprise that uncovered me.”