It was an emotional-filled atmosphere, yesterday, as Plateau State Police Commissioner, Mr. Chris Olakpe, narrated how an eight-month-old baby was turned into a commodity, sold and re-sold by different buyers.
Parading the suspects at the state police headquarters, Olakpe said grandmother of the baby, Kate Anwacha, first allegedly sold her to Eucharia Anyeagbu for N200,000. Eucharia allegedly added her own profit margin and re-sold the baby to Rita Madubuko for N330,000.
The second buyer eventually allegedly sold the baby for N500,000 to one Grace Nnadozie from whom the baby was eventually "recovered" by the police in Awka, Anambra State.
According to the commissioner, the mother of the baby, Blessing Godspower, had lodged a complaint that her mother (Kate Anwacha) sent her on an errand and sold her baby, Chiamaka Obinna, before she returned.
He added that police detectives from 'A' Division, Jos recovered the baby from the last buyer in Anambra State last week.
According to the CP, the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.