Couple arrested for selling their baby for N50,000
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Couple arrested for selling their baby for N50,000

A couple residing at Ilara area of Ode Remo, in Remo North Local Government Area of Ogun State have been arrested for selling their one-month-old baby for the sum of N50,000.

The police public relations officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the buyer is currently at large and efforts are ongoing to rescue the baby.

He said the suspects, Eze Onyebuchi and his wife Oluchi Eze were arrested following an information received at Ode Remo divisional headquarters, that the couple resident at Ayegbami Street, Ilara Remo willingly sold their one-month-old baby to a woman who is now at large.

He said the Divisional Police Officer, Ode Remo Division, CSP Olayemi Fagbohun mobilised his detectives to the area where the couple was arrested and brought to the station.

Upon interrogation, the suspects explained to the police that, it was one Mrs. Ruth Obajimi, who directed the yet-to-be-identified buyer to them, saying that the woman told them that she is from the Human rights office and that she will help them to foster their child.

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