The State Police Command, Ebonyi on Tuesday apprehended and detained a prostitute, Victoria Chukwube who allegedly scheme to sell her baby boy for N40,000.
The four months old baby who is still breastfeeding was about to be sold when the woman was caught.
Meanwhile, Vanguard news reported that her reason acquires little cash to fund a beer parlour business she’s about to kick start.
Reports had it that, at the command headquarters in Abakiliki, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Loveth Odah noted that the woman was charged last Friday after a concerned citizen helped her with a tip.
The young woman whose name is Chukwube Victoria revealed that she is a commercial sex worker and that a baby is in her possession which she is carrying and would want to sell.
She disclosed that if she leaves her current residents, the woman should continue to search for the coming buyer.
The woman said they tried to convince and persuade them as well as seeing the value of being a mother but she refused.
“She even told us that if we allow her to go home with the baby she will throw him away and that she can’t tell who got her pregnant”, she explained.
In the course of the inquiry, Miss Chukwube declined in disclosing her state of origin or local government revealed, she won’t have the monetary strength to take care of the child.
“I’m from Nigeria, 32 years old, a commercial sex worker and my babe is just 4 months old”, She explained.
She added that she’d like to sell the baby at fo N40,000 to begin a business.
I have a fridge and I reside at Ogbuhause in Abakiliki”, she explained.