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3 Aug 2017

See Face Of The Man Who Sold His Son N150,000 In Calabar, Cross River State

The Cross River State Police
Command on Wednesday
paraded a 52-year-old man,
Udoh Abraham, for allegedly
selling his two-year-old son
for N150,000,Punch reports.


Parading the suspect in
Calabar, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr.
Hafiz Inuwa, said the suspect
was arrested on July 24 after
the wife, Esther Abraham, reported the matter to the
police.

Inuwa explained that Udoh
sold the child without the
consent of his wife. He said upon interrogation, the suspect revealed that he
sold the child to an
unidentified woman residing
in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Inuwa said, "On July 24, 2017, a case of child trafficking was
reported at our Uwanse division in Calabar.
"One Esther Abraham
reported that her husband sold their two- year-old son without her consent.
"Upon investigation,
Udoh revealed that he
sold the child at the cost of N150,000 to an
unidentified woman
residing at Uyo in Akwa
Ibom State.
"Upon arrest, the sum of
N103,000 was recovered from him and registered as exhibit.
"Investigation is in progress to arrest the alleged buyer and recover
the child. In the end, everybody involved will be charged to court."
Udoh, during a chat
with our correspondent,
admitted to selling the child for N150,000. "I sold the child because
I needed money. I have six children and I am
really sorry for not
telling my wife about
it," he said

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