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3 Suspects Arrested As Police Recover 4 Days Old Baby Earlier Sold For 1.4Million Naira By His Grand Mother

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The Trans Amadi Police Divisional headquarters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Tuesday 6th October 2020,recovered 14 day old baby boy allegedly sold by his Grand mother one Victoria Joseph Christopher when the baby was 4 day old.
The father of the child, Mr Christain Duru who confirmed the development in a telephone interview with our reporter, revealed the Police Officer called him on the phone to come to the station tomorrow to take his baby that the child has been recovered in Imo State.
Mr Duru commended the Trans Amadi Police officers and a human rights organization, Centre For Basic Rights Protection And Accountability Campaign For their efforts and guardians.
Narrating her ordeal, the mother of the child Antonia Christopher Joseph disclosed that getting close to her expected delivery date, her mother took her to Imo state to deliver. Mrs. Antonia revealed that after she delivered the baby, her mother allegedly connived with the midwives/nurse to sell the baby and threatened her not to disclose what transpired. She stated that her mother told the fiancé that the baby died immediately she gave birth.
According to her, it was when she got to Port Harcourt, she informed her fiancé what transpired and the husband to be reported the matter to the Police which led to arrest of the mother.
Further investigation by the Police led to the arrest of the nurse/midwives in Akwa/Ibom State and the buyer in Imo State.
Meanwhile a Human Rights Activist,  Prince Wiro who is the Secretary Board of Trustee, Centre For Basic Rights And Accountability Campaign Commended the DPO and officers of Trans Amadi Police Station for the achievement.
Mr Wiro condemned the alleged involvement of some Health personnel in the illegal business of Child trading describing the development as worrisome.

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