Thursday , 25 July 2024

Doctor, others held for sale of baby in A’Ibom

Police in Akwa Ibom State said their  anti-child theft Unit has arrested one Dr. Victor Onongha, a medical doctor, for allegedly selling a child.

Dr Onongha, attached to the University of Calabar Teaching hospital, was arrested alongside a laboratory scientist, Hope Offor, and 15 others.

The command, in a statement yesterday, said a five-month-old baby was recovered from the suspects.

The statement said the suspects were arrested on May 8, 2020 in Itu Local government Area of the state and Calabar, Cross River following a tip-off.

The statement said one Grace Asuquo Davis, mother of the baby, conspired with her sister, Abigail Davis and sold the said child for  N250,000  to the medical doctor.

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