Thursday, 3 August 2017

In Calabar: Man sells son for N150, 000

Mr. Abraham Moses Udoh is currently explaining to the police the reasons why he decided to turn his 2-year-old son, Elisha into a marketable commodity worth just N150, 000.
Hafiz Inuwa Cross River state Commissioner of Police said:


 “On July 24 at about 0200hrs, a case of child trafficking was reported at Uwanse Divisional Police headquarters, Calabar, by one Mrs. Esther Abraham of No 2 Amika Utuk Street, Calabar, against her husband, Mr. Abraham Moses Udoh of the same address, who stole away her two- year old boy, Elisha Abraham, without her consent.
“Upon investigation, the father of Elisha, was interrogated and he revealed that his child, Elisha, was sold by him to an unknown woman residing in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, at the sum of N150, 000.
“The sum of N100, 300 was recovered from him and registered as exhibit. Investigation is in progress to arrest the alleged buyer and recover the child before they could be charged to court.”

 The Nation

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