A 26-year-old bricklayer, Kenneth Ofoke, has been arrested in Benin, Edo State, for allegedly selling his six-week-old twin babies for half a million naira.
The suspect, who hails from Eboyi State, was said to have sold the infants in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Ofoke was among suspects paraded by the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed DanMallam, for alleged involvement in various crimes.
The police said the suspect had sold four babies before he was arrested, adding that he sold the twin babies for N500,000, and the other two for N30,000 and N50,000, respectively.
In an interview with journalists, Ofoke claimed that the twins were his children, adding that the incident happened in August 2018. Read more