A 27-year-old man, Chukwuma Enemuo, has allegedly sold his three-day-old baby boy for N150,000 in Anambra State.
It was gathered that the baby was his first child. The incident occurred in Ozubulu in the Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state.
The man allegedly conspired with 45-year-old Obi Chidubem to sell the baby to one Anulika Okafor by lying to his wife that their baby died shortly after birth. The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident.
He said the baby had been recovered and was in good condition, while the matter was being investigated by the police.
Mohammed stated that the incident occurred on Monday and that the three suspects involved had been arrested.