The police in Anambra State have arrested a 31-year-old man, Chijioke Chukwulota, for allegedly selling twin babies of his ex-girlfriend.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Haruna Mohammed, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Awka, the state capital.
Mohammed said the suspect sold the twin babies from an ex-girlfriend whom he (suspect) impregnated for N150,000 to a child trafficking syndicate.
He said two suspects had been arrested and the babies rescued.
He said, “Following credible intelligence, police operatives attached to the Command’s Special Anti-cult Unit arrested one Chijioke Chukwulota, 31, of Imo State, but resides at Uruagu village, Nnewi, Anambra State.
“The suspect lured his ex-girlfriend whom he allegedly impregnated and stole the twin baby girls, aged about two months after she gave birth to them through a cesarean section and sold same children to one Tina Ibeato, 31, of Imo State at N150,000.
“The two suspects have been arrested and the children recovered in good condition.