Police detectives attached to Nnewi Division of the Anambra State Police Command on Saturday, July 8, arrested a 24-year-old mother Oluchi Emeobi, of Nnewi Ichi, Nnewi local government Area of the state.
The suspect conspired with her 26 year old female friend , Nchedoch Richard, of the same address and sold her two months old baby to a woman popularly known as First Lady, who is now at large.
In order to conceal her dastardly act, the suspect reported at the Police Station under false pretense that she left her baby under the custody of a yet to be ascertained woman who absconded with the baby to unknown destination.
Exhibits recovered from the principal suspect include: The sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (250,000) cash and one motorcycle the suspect allegedly bought with part of the money realized from the sale of her baby.
The case is under investigation and effort is being intensified to arrest the fleeing suspect and recover the baby.