Woman arrested for selling daughters

EMERGENCY DIGEST- The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a woman, known as Blessing Ebuneku Agoro, for allegedly selling her two biological daughters, aged four and two.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.

This was contained in a statement issued on Sunday by the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP, Abimbola Oyeyemi.

The suspect who was 35 years old, was arrested following a report made at the Redeemed Camp Divisional Headquarters by her husband, Oluwaseyi Agoro.

She was said to have sold the two children at the rate of ₦300,000 to a family in Port Harcourt.

The suspect had told the police that, her husband left home for the past two years, without catering for the two children.

The statement says her confession led to the arrest of the said intermediary, Kolawole Imoleayo and they are now both assisting the police in their investigation.

 

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