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Lover in police net for allegedly selling ex-girlfriend’s twins for N150,000


A 31-year-old man, Chijioke Chukwulota, has been arrested by the police in Anambra State 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 (the suspect) impregnated for N150,000 to a child trafficking syndicate.

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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.

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“The two suspects have been arrested and the children recovered in good condition.

Mohammed said an investigation was ongoing on the matter after which the suspects would be prosecuted.