A 31-year-old man Chijioke Chukwulota has reportedly lured his ex-girlfriend (name withheld), stole her twin babies and sold them for N150,000.
DAILY POST gathered that Chukwulota had impregnated his former girlfriend and abandoned her, but when he received the news that she had been delivered of a set of twins, he invited her and the two months old babies.
It was gathered that he later stole the babies from their mother and sold them to a 31-year-old woman, Tina Ibeato in Imo State.
The spokesperson for Anambra State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident, saying that the suspect has been arrested, including Ibeato, who bought the babies, while the babies have also been retrieved.
He said, “On the 21/9/2020 at about 6:pm, following credible intelligence, police operatives attached to the Command Special Anti-cult unit(SPACS)arrested one Chijioke Chukwulota ‘m’ aged 31 years of Imo State but resides at Uruagu village, Nnewi.
“The suspect lured his ex-girlfriend whom he allegedly impregnated and stole the children (twins baby girls) aged about two months on the 4/8/2020 after she gave birth to them through a cesarean section.
“He sold same children to one Tina Ibeato ‘f’ aged 31years of Imo State at the rate of one hundred and fifty thousand(#150,000)Naira only.
“Meanwhile, both suspects have been arrested and the children recovered in good condition. Investigation is ongoing after which the suspects would be brought to book.”