Two women allegedly caught attempting to sell a stolen 9-month-old baby for N400k in Imo

Two women were allegedly caught trying to sell a nine-month-old kid for N400,000, prompting the Imo State Police Command to initiate an investigation.

Mfon and Esther, the culprits, are suspected of kidnapping the boy in Akwa Ibom and bringing him to Imo.

The women were allegedly spotted bartering for the child’s sale at ABC Motor Park on Mbaise Road in Owerri.

Two women were allegedly caught trying to sell a nine-month-old kid for N400,000, prompting the Imo State Police Command to initiate an investigation.

Mfon and Esther, the culprits, are suspected of kidnapping the boy in Akwa Ibom and bringing him to Imo.

Police spokesperson in Imo State, Mike Abatam, said the command have inaugurated a committee to unravel the circumstances sorrounding the incident. 

“The command wishes to inform the good people of Imo State that, we are already on top of the situation. And the Commissioner of Police,  Imo State Command,  CP Abutu Yaro, has already inaugurated a high powered investigation team directing them to commenced forensic investigation into the viral Post to unravel how the two women came about the little baby, trace and location the real parents of the child, where the baby was stolen and for what purpose,” he said in a statement.

“The command is assuring the good people of the state that, as soon as the investigation is concluded,  the outcome will be made public for all and sundry to know the real facts surrounding the viral post,” the statement added. 

The command warned all child traffickers to desist from their inhuman, illegal and nefarious trade as the Command would  do the needful to trace, identify and apprehend  them for prosecution. 

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