Policemen attached to Orile police station were stunned when they arrested a grand mother who sold her daughter’s 2 -day old baby for N300, 000. LEADERSHIP reports:
It was gathered that the grand mother, identified as Mama Oluchi was said to have gone to a private hospital in Orile and pretended to be looking after her daughter, Oluchi and the new born baby. Two days after the baby was delivered, Mama Oluchi vanished from the hospital with the baby. Oluchi and her husband, Ofili were said to have cried over the sudden disappearance of their baby.
A police corporal at the station who spoke under the condition of anonymity said Oluchi cried to her mother who lives on the same street with them and asked of her baby but was shocked when her mother drove her away from the house. Oluchi was said to have complained to her husband, Ofili that the baby was appearing to her in dreams that her blood would be on her head if she failed to look for her.
Ofili and Oluchi went to the station and reported the matter after about two weeks. Investigation showed that a nurse from a different private hospital accompanied Mama Oluchi to the hospital where they stole the child and sold to a barren woman for N300, 000.