Anambra State Police Command has arrested a 31-year-old man, Chijioke Chukwulota, for allegedly stealing and selling the twin babies of his ex-girlfriend whom he impregnated.
It was gathered Chukwulota had invited the ex-girlfriend whom he had abandoned when she was pregnant, after receiving news that she had been delivered of a set of twins.
When the ex-girlfriend finally visited him with her two months old babies, he allegedly stole the twins from her and sold them for N150,000 to a 31-year-old woman, Tina Ibeato in Imo State.
The spokesperson of the command, SP Haruna Mohammed, who disclosed the incident, said that the suspect has been arrested, including Ibeato, who bought the babies, while the babies have also been retrieved.
“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,” he said.
KanyiDaily had also reported that a Former Minister of State for Education, Kenneth Gbagi, has arrested and dehumanized four staff working in his hotel for allegedly stealing his N5,000 in Delta State.