How Couple Sells One-Month-Old Baby For 1.7m To Buy Hard Drugs

INSIDE LIFE: How Edo Man,Lover Sell Baby For 1.7m To Buy Hard Drugs

How Couple Sells One-Month-Old Baby For 1.7m To Buy Hard Drugs
How Couple Sells One-Month-Old Baby For 1.7m To Buy Hard Drugs

How Couple Sells One-Month-Old Baby For 1.7m To Buy Hard Drugs

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 two-month-old baby to fund their drug addiction.

The suspects were arrested with their friend, 26-year-old Precious James, who linked them up to the baby’s buyer in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Briefing journalists in Benin City, the Head of the Investigative Unit of the Edo State Taskforce against Human Trafficking, Abigail Ihonre, said the baby was sold for N1.7m, adding that investigation was ongoing to rescue the child and apprehend the buyer.

Ihonre said, “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 N1.7m. She has confessed to the crime.

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“Investigation into the case continues as we intensify efforts to locate the buyer and the baby as the matter will be charged to court latest on Monday, June 26, 2023, so that everyone culpable is made to face the wrath of the law for their criminal activities.

“The suspects said they carried out the dastardly act because they couldn’t take care of the baby. These people are alleged drug addicts and when it was clear that they couldn’t take care of the baby, they decided to sell him.

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