Civil servant, 15 others nabbed for selling a baby for N400k

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Police operatives in Gombe State have arrested a suspected human trafficker, identified as Khadija Shehu-Manzo, who allegedly sold a baby for N400,000.

The command’s spokesperson, ASP Mahid Abubakar, said the suspect was arrested alongside 15 others engaging in the criminal act.

While parading the suspects on Wednesday, January 10, the spokesperson revealed that Shehu-Manzo colluded with 15 others including a staff member of Gombe Local Government Area to commit the crime last weekend. He said the suspects were nabbed following an intelligence report from the Barunde community.

“The community claimed that sometime within last year one Khadija Shehu-Manzo and 15 others were involved in selling young babies to people in need.

Upon receipt of the report detectives attached to low-cost division swung into action where full-blown investigation was carried out and the said Khadija was arrested.


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