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Police arrests 4 suspected child traffickers

16 November 2012, 16:03

Owerri - The police in Owerri have arrested one Eze Okoro of Gerald Obawuchi Street, Okigwe, and his son, Chika, for allegedly kidnapping and selling a five-month old baby boy.

The Public Relations Officer of the Imo police command, Mr Vitalis Onugu said in Owerri on Friday alleged that the suspects sold the baby to one Clement Okorie and and his wife, Emelda, for N150,000.

Onugwu said the couple was also helping the police with their investigation.

He said the identity of the parents of the baby was yet to be determined, adding that the police was still investigating the matter.

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