Four people, father, doctor, a nurse and one other woman have been arrested for conniving to sell a three month old baby for K970, 000.00.
The incident has reportedly occurred in Nigeria’s capital, Lagos where the father identified as Daniel Chigozie connived with the medical personnel to sell the baby.
Chigozie, after allegedly conniving with his doctor, Musa Peter, and a nurse, Ezieke Chinenye, sold the baby to another woman identified as Ezeobi Chinenye, without the knowledge of the baby’s mother.
After fruitless search for the baby, the police were informed after which the suspects were eventually arrested.
The spokesperson for the state command, Benjamin Hundeyin, in a tweet, said, “A father connived with his doctor and nurse and sold his three-month-old- baby to a woman for N400, 000 without the knowledge of the mother. After days of searching, the police were informed. All suspects arrested. Baby is safe’’
Hundeyin said that the incident occurred on August 20, 2022 at Oke-Odo, Lagos, adding that the suspects were arrested on Thursday, August 25, 2022.