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 N 150, 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 N 150, 000.
“ The two suspects have been arrested and the children recovered in good condition
.Mohammed said investigation was ongoing on the matter after which the suspects would be prosecuted.