KATSINA— An 18-year-old sex worker, Aisha Idris, has been
arrested by the Katsina State Police Command for allegedly
selling her three-month-old baby for N200,000.
The Commissioner of Police, Katsina State Command, CP
Usman Ali Abdullahi, disclosed that Aisha Idris conspired with a
nurse, Ogugua Oko, working with the Federal Medical Centre,
Katsina, who linked them up with the buyer of the baby.
CP Abdullahi said Aisha Idris was arrested along side one
Hauwa Ibrahim alias Kaka, and the nurse, who linked them with
another lady, Joy Ihenamere, 50, to sell the baby off to one
According to him, “information gathered has it that Aisha Idris
gave birth three months ago at the Federal Medical Centre. She
conspired with her friend, Hauwa, and a nurse working with the
Centre, who linked them to one Joy Ihenamere to sell the baby
for N200,000 to Grace Ohoho.
“The case was reported to the command on April 10. The
persons are in the police custody.”
The baby was eventually recovered in possession of Grace
Ohoho in Okuku village, Owerri in Imo State.
Interacting with Grace Ohoho, she confessed that she was
married for 18 years without an issue, hence the need for her to
buy the baby.
Police say the baby, named Victor, is in good condition.
Interrogated, Aisha Idris said she did not know what to do with
the baby and was planning to abandon the baby when the idea
to sell the baby came to her.
Information gathered has it that Aisha Idris hails from Rimi
Local Government Area of the state, but resides in Dakin Tara,