The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 23-year-old girl, Mary Olatayo, for allegedly promoting her three-week-old child for N600,000.
The general public relations officer of the police, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this identified in a press release on Thursday.
Oyeyemi mentioned the suspect was arrested following a grievance from the child’s father.
The PPRO mentioned the daddy reported the matter to the Mowe division headquarters and mentioned he met Mary Olatayo a while in the past and so they began relationship.
He mentioned: “The person additional acknowledged that Mary grew to become pregnant through the trial and that he rented an condominium for her the place she lived till she gave start to a child boy.
” He additional complained that three weeks after giving start, the woman all of a sudden disappeared from the condominium with the child, solely to search out her in a lodge the place she made an appointment with one other man.
“All efforts to know the place the child has proved futile.
“In response to his grievance, the DPO Mowe Division, SP Folake Afeniforo, has ordered detectives to to the place the place the suspect was arrested and brought to the station.
“When questioned, Mary Olatayo confessed to police that she bought the child to somebody in Anambra State for 600 thousand naira.
“She confessed that it was her good friend Chioma Esther Ogbonna who took her to the client in Anambra and that they each cut up the cash equally.
“Her confession led to the arrest of Chioma Esther Ogbonna, who additionally confirmed Mary’s claims.
“Additional investigation revealed that Mary Olatayo, born in Omu-Aran in Kwara state, is a name lady, who sees the child as a disruption to her enterprise and so she determined to do away with the child.
“Fortunate for her, she has an confederate in Chioma, a resident of Imo state who rapidly contacted the client in Anambra state.”
The PPRO mentioned the police commissioner, Lanre Bankole, ordered the switch of the suspects to the anti-trafficking and little one labor unit of the state police for additional investigation.
He mentioned: “The CP additionally indicated that every part potential must be performed to get better the child.”