A 22-year-old mom, Blessing Emmanuel, and her grandma, Patience, 39, have been arrested for selling a day old baby for N250, 000 on Shola Adewunmi Street, Jakande Estate, Oshodi, Lagos.
According to Punchng, the baby was taken from Blessing by Patience, on the day he was born and handed over to one Ijeoma Okechukwu, their former neighbor. A few days after, Okechukwu paid them N250,000.
Blessing then told residents that her baby was dead, but later opened up to a church member, Comfort Ogwuebu, who helped her family with accommodation, that her child was with Okechukwu.
Ogwuebu reportedly alerted policemen from the Zone 2 Police Command, who arrested the suspect and recovered the child. Blessing revealed that she had earlier had a child for her boyfriend, Valentine, who got her pre...