A Nigerian young Lady, 20, narrates how her aunty, Abiola Komolafe, sold her 1-month-old son to a baby trafficking syndicate in Anambra state.
According to Thenation, Abiola Komolafe, was paraded alongside 182 suspects by the Delta State Police Command in Asaba, for crimes ranging from terrorism, theft, kidnap, homicide, cultism and baby trafficking.
The state police commissioner, Hafiz Inuwa, said the kid trafficking syndicate specialises in trafficking younger pregnant ladies and promoting their infants. The gang was uncovered following a diligent investigation by his men.
The syndicate have been mentioned to comprise three ladies who’re assigned to trick younger pregnant ladies to Onitsha to ship infants who’re in flip offered, whereas the younger moms are deceived to consider their infants died throughout supply.
“In the midst of investigation, Tolulope Bosede confessed that she tricked Abiola Komolafe from Akure to Onitsha, the place she efficiently gave beginning to a baby boy. she later took the child from her and offered him to Mrs Nkaneme Melife,37, in Onitsha, whereas she lied to the mom that the child died some hours after supply.”
“The customer, Mrs Nkaneme Melife, additionally later offered the kid to a different purchaser, Mrs Ekunno Ifeyinwa, 56, of Onora household home Abba village, Onitsha. In the meantime, the 2 patrons have been arrested together with one Josephine Unnoha and the stolen baby recovered.”
The police boss added that the arrest of members of the syndicate led to the restoration of one other two weeks previous male baby suspected to have been stolen by Mrs Ekunno Ifeyinwa.
Talking with The Nation, Komolafe, mentioned her ordeal began after she misplaced her mother and father and was compelled to reside along with her aunt in Akure, Ondo State.
She defined that she educated as hair stylist and make up specialist after her secondary faculty training however she grew to become pregnant for her lover who bolted afterwards, leaving her in a quandary.
SHE SAID: “My aunt promised to take me to a girl in Onitsha, who would help me by giving her a nanny’s job and help my unborn baby. I believed her as a result of she was good to me after I misplaced my mother and father, following which she accommodated me in her home in Akure.
”Shortly after I bought to Onitsha, I gave beginning at a hospital however I used to be instructed that my baby died throughout supply.”
She stated that she never suspected any foul play but on the way in which again to Akure, the motive force of the industrial bus she boarded knowledgeable her that he overheard her aunt and one other lady haggling the worth of a child boy, and inquired whether or not it was her child that was referred to.
“As we were going back to Akure , the driver inquired if I had just given birth as a result of she overheard my aunt and another lady haggling the price of a child boy. I told the driver that I had simply given birth but was told my child died.
“I begged him (the driver) to drive into any police station for proper investigation on my lacking baby. As we drove into Asaba, Delta State, the driver pulled into a petroleum station to buy gas and raised the alarm that attracted police on guard duty at the filling station and the suspects were arrested.”
She mentioned her aunt doesn’t want her properly and she or he doesn’t really feel any sense of betrayal by informing the police.
Komolafe’s aunt, Mrs Tolulope Bosede pleaded for mercy. She blamed her motion on the satan.