Nurse sells 5-yr-old boy to couple for N15,000 in Kano

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Majiya said that the suspects were apprehended following a tip off by one Hajiya Fatima who offered to sell her baby in order to plot for the suspects arrest.

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p align=”justify”>DSP Magaji Majiya, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command disclosed this to newsmen while parading the suspects in Kano on Wednesday.

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p align=”justify”>Majiya said that the suspects were apprehended following a tip off by one Hajiya Fatima who offered to sell her baby in order to plot for the suspects arrest.

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p align=”justify”>“We received information from Hajiya Fatima that someone wants to buy her baby. So we told her to tell them she has agreed to sell the boy.

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p align=”justify”>“The suspects bought the baby at the rate of N15,000 and paid N13,000 as part payment.”

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p align=”justify”>The PPRO said that one of the suspect, Itopam Pious, who claimed to be a nurse at ECWA Eye Hospital Kano, was arrested while trying to confiscate the baby from his mother.

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p align=”justify”>According to him, the nurse intended to buy the baby for a couple, Mr and Mrs Charles Bob-manuel, who came to Kano from Rivers State to adopt a baby because they were married for 12-years without a child.

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p align=”justify”>Majiya added that the nurse confessed to have committed the offence, while the couple denied the offence.

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p align=”justify”>He said that investigation is still ongoing, adding that the suspects would be charged to court.

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p align=”justify”>“The couple told the Police that the nurse was deceiving them, that they came to Kano orphanage home with all their supporting documents to adopt a child legitimately and that they don’t know Hajiya Fatima,”

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