The police in Abia state have arrested George Maduabuchi pictured above for allegedly selling his 14 month old son for N300,000 to a herbalist. According to a report by Punch, George, a native of Owerrinta in the Isiala-Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia State had connived with his accomplice, one Obinna Erondu who is now at large, to sell his own child
“When I demanded explanations on the whereabouts of our son, he could not offer any convincing answer.” she said
Confirming her statement, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Joshak Habila said; “Luck ran out on Maduabuchi when the wife alerted the police on his questionable role when the baby fell ill and he took him out and did not return with him.”.
When interrogated, the suspect denied selling his son but says he took him to a herbalist who offered to cure him and also gave him some money
“The herbalist gave me money and told me that he could not heal the baby. I therefore left the baby in the herbalist’s home.”he said
The police is still investigating the matter