Four persons engaging in illicit trade of babies sales in Enugu State are in police net. 

The Police Command in the south-east state says its officials arrested the persons while attempting to sell babies within Enugu metropolis. 

The command’s spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement in Enugu on Friday that the suspects were arrested on August 21 based on intelligence information.

He said that the suspects were arrested by police operatives of the Awkunanaw Division in Enugu.

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“Four persons that specialise in the illicit business of sale of babies and trafficking have been nabbed by police operatives.

“The suspects gave their names as Amarachi Igwe, Chekwube Ofornwa, Gidi Mohammed all of new Gariki Cattle Market Awkunanaw and One Ndubuisi Eze of Abakpa within Enugu.

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“They were promptly nabbed over their deal to sell a two-month-old male child.

“A manhunt had been intensified on the two other fleeing members of the gang," he said.

Amaraizu said that the arrested suspects had been helping police in their investigations. 

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