Nigerian old woman sells grandson for GHC20k because baby daddy didn’t pay bride price
The two-week-old baby boy was rescued by the police in River state after he was sold for N1.3 million (almost GHC20,000) by her grandmother.
The police said the woman identified as Antonia Amos sold the child because his father is yet to pay her daughter’s bride price, Yabaleft reports.
According to reports, the grandmother was arrested after the father of the baby, Christian Duru, reported the case to the police.
The commissioner of police in the state, Joseph Mukan, said Antonia led the police to Ukanafun LGA in Akwa Ibom state where a woman named Pauline Umoh was arrested.
The grandmother also led the police to Mgbidi in Imo state where the buyer, Juliana Obianwa, was arrested and the baby recovered.
According to Mukan, the police are working on apprehending others involved in the crime.