Crimes/Tragedy

Police arrest housewife over plot to sell co-wife 2-year-old son

A’isha Ibrahim with the baby she wanted to sell

The Police in Zamfara has arrested one A’isha Ibrahim with a 2-year-old baby boy whom she was planning to sell off at Gusau, the state capital.

Ibrahim was among suspects paraded by Zamfara Police Commissioner, CP Ayuba Elkana at a press in Gusau.

She was paraded alongside the two-year-old boy

While confessing to the crime, Ibrahim said the child she wanted to sell is the son of her co-wife.

She added that she wanted to sell off the boy in retaliation for alleged theft and sale of her own son by the co-wife.

Elkana said the suspect will be handed over to relevant authorities after investigation for further action.

The Police Commissioner also paraded weapons recovered after a gun duel between police operatives and suspected hoodlums while repelling attack at locations in Gummi, Bukkuyum, and Maru local governments said.

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