The Police detectives attached to Nnewi Division of the Anambra State
Police Command on Saturday, July 8, arrested a 24-year-old mother Oluchi
Emeobi, of Nnewi Ichi, Nnewi local government Area of the state.
The suspect collaborated with her 26-year-old female friend, Nchedoch
Richard, and sold her two months old baby to a woman known as First
Lady, who is now at large.
The suspect tried to conceal her shameful act, by reporting to the
Police Station under false pretense that she left her baby under the
custody of a yet to be ascertained woman who fled with the baby to an
The sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (250,000) cash and
one motorcycle she allegedly bought with part of the money realized from
the baby sell, were recovered from the principal suspect.
The case is under investigation and effort is being intensified to arrest the fleeing suspect and recover the baby.