A 27-year-old man, Chukwuma Enemuo, has allegedly sold his three-day-old first baby boy for N150, 000 in
The incident occurred in Ozubulu in the Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state.
A source said 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 to our correspondent.
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.
Police detectives attached to the Ozubulu Division arrested one Chukwuma Enemuo, 27, of Okwutu Amawka village, Ozubulu in the Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The suspect lied to his wife, one Oluchi Enemuo, 20, of Okwutu Amakwa by telling her that the baby died shortly after delivery.
Meanwhile, all the three suspects have been arrested, the baby was also recovered and the case is under investigation, after which suspects will be charged to court.