8months old baby sold at Ikorodu rescued in Alade market area of Somolu, Lagos
Operatives of Lagos Police Command has rescued an eight-month-old baby sold for N800,000 in the Ikorodu area of the state.
The spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the baby’s rescue via a post on his X handle on Monday morning.
“Due to intense manhunt and pressure from the police, the buyer in the early hours of today abandoned the baby in Alade Market, Shomolu,” Hundeyin said.
“The baby was promptly rescued by the police,” the spokesman added.
Hundeyin also said that the baby has since been handed over to her parents after they positively identified her.
According to him, the Lagos State Police is still making efforts to apprehend the buyer who is currently on the run.
It was also gathered that the baby was reportedly sold by their domestic staff one Ruth Okezie on Saturday, February 3, 2024.
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