A 25 years old Katsina state sex worker has just been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command for allegedly selling her four months old baby at fixed price of 300,000 Naira.
The sex worker who goes by the name Zainab Adamu, who is an indigene of Adamawa state but lives at Kofar Laura Layout Area of Katsina was arrested on the 25th of November 2020 based on a tip off issued to security operatives.
The spokesperson of Katsina police command, Isah Gambo has confirmed the incident happened in a statement issued on Wednesday, 2nd of December 2020.
From the investigation carried out, it reveals that the sex worker, Zainab connived with a friend of her’s, Ruth Kenneth who is aged 32. They sold the four months old baby girl to one Chinwendi Omega, an Anambra based man, aged 43 at the cost of 300,000 Naira, Gambo spoke.
Another defendant, Chukwudi Elias Nnali, 45 years of age of the same address, brother of Chinwindi Omeh, was also arrested during the investigation for aiding and encouraging the commission of the offence. For the proceeds of the selling of the baby, the amounts of one hundred and sixty-five thousand Naira, (N165,000:00K) and eighty-five thousand Naira (N85,000:00K) were recovered from Zainab Adamu and Ruth Kenneth. “The investigation is still ongoing,” he said.