The Imo State Police Command has arrested five women for allegedly selling a three-year-old boy they abducted from a burial ceremony for N600,000 in Ngor Okpala local government area of the state.
The women were identified as, Chinonye Okere, Joy Ama, Eucharia Amadi, Pauline Uzoamaka, Pauline Uzoamaka and Nnenne Okere.
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Confessing to the crime, Okere, who claimed to have abducted the boy at a funeral ceremony alleged that a police officer simply identified as Felix, planned and executed the criminal act with her, Punch reports.
Okere claimed that her husband and one other persons she named to have taken part in the crime, Rose, were on the run.
The alleged buyer, 55-year-old Uzoamaka, said she bought the child for N600,000 from 54 year-old Mrs. Amadi in Nnewi, Anambra State in April.