Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Photo: Cross Rivers state police command arrests man who sold his son for N150k


A middle aged man identified as Abraham Moses Udoh, has been arrested by men of the Cross River State Police Command for allegedly selling his two-year-old son, Elisha, for N150, 000 in Calabar, the state capital. Parading the suspect before newsmen, the state commissioner of police, Hafiz Inuwa, said Udoh's wife reported him to the police after she discovered what he had done with their child.
“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.” he said
Hafiz added that the child would soon be found and the suspects charged to court.


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