The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Anambra State Command, Haruna Mohammed was said to have confirmed the arrest in Awka, Anambra State, at the weekend, acknowledging that the suspects were nabbed following intelligence report.
“The Command arrested a man and his wife for selling their three-day-old baby boy at the rate of N300,000.
“Following intelligence report, Police detectives attached to Area Command, Ihiala, arrested one Chinonso Anyanwu, aged 32 years and Oluebube Anyawu, aged 20 years of lbiasiegbe village, Imo State.
“Suspects conspired and sold their biological child, a baby boy of three days old at a rate of N300,000 to one Sandra Odimege of Umuezike, Amorka in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State.
“The three suspects have been arrested and the baby recovered in good condition,” Haruna Mohammed had narrated.
The PPRO said the suspects would be charged to court after investigation.
Reports show that the couple had three daughters before giving birth to the baby boy and they are from Imo State.