From Pamela Eboh, Awka:
Two suspects, Chinonso Anyanwu and Oluebube Anyawu were weekend apprehended by the Anambra State Police Command following intelligence report.
It was gathered that the suspects conspired and sold their biological 3 days old son at a price of N300,000 to one Sandra Odimeje of Umuezike, Amorka in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State.
A statement by the state Police Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Haruna Mohammed said, “On the 30/4/2019 at about 2:pm following intelligence report, Police detectives attached to Area Command Ihiala arrested one Chinonso Anyanwu ‘m’ aged 32 years and Oluebube Anyawu ‘f’ aged 20 years of lbiasiegbe village, Imo State.
“Suspects conspired and sold their biological son (a baby boy of 3 days old) at rate of #300,000 to one Sandra Odimege ‘f’ of Umuezike, Amorka in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State.
“The three suspects have been arrested and the baby recovered in good condition.
“The baby has been recovered in good condition.”
The PPRO, the case is under investigation, even as the suspects would soon be charged to court.
Meanwhile, the Command has also arrested a one chance robbery suspect.
The 27-years old John Nwankwo from Okigwe in Imo Stste was arrested on April 30 at about 7:15am by Police Patrol Team attached to the Command Federal Highway Patrol at Upper Iweka Onitsha.
According to the PPRO, the Suspect was among the syndicates who specializes in snatching handbags, phones and other valuables from their victims especially women at Upper Iweka and head bridge in Onitsha.
Exhibits recovered from the suspect includes, three expensive handsets of different brands
Also arrested for amed robbery was one Emerole Ikechukwu of Irete village.
A statement by the PPRO reads in part, “On 3/5/2019 at at about 2:15 pm, one Emerole Ikechukwu ‘m’ of Irete village Owerri reported at Ogidi Police station that a female facebook friend lured him from Imo State to Ogidi and that upon arrival at about 1:15pm, the supposed friend directed a bike man who picked and took him to the bush where he was robbed at gunpoint of his money cash sum of Seven thousand Naira (#7000), his ATM card where another sum of Ten thousand Naira (#10:000) was withdrawn and other valuables.
“Following the report, Police detectives attached to Ogidi Division traced and arrested one Abuchi Mba ‘m’ aged 23 years of Ikenga Ogidi and recovered the victim bag containing his clothes from him.
“Consequently, discreet investigation also led to the arrest of the lady one Ogochukwu Onourah ‘f’ aged 27 years of Ilongodo, Ogidi in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.
“Both the two suspects have confessed to the crime and effort is ongoing to apprehend other fleeing accomplices in order to bring them to Justice.”