Thursday, 11 April 2013

Father Sells His 6-Month-Old Son To Secure Travel Visa To Greece

A man identified as Onyekachi Ekwelum has been arrested for allegedly
selling his 6-month-old son to raise the money needed to process his
Greece Visa.

According to the mother of the innocent baby boy, 20-yr-old Ozioma,
she reported the matter to the police after her baby boy went missing.

She further revealed that her husband had longed to travel to Greece
all his life.

According to Abia State Police Commissioner, Usman Abubakar, following
the report by the missing baby's mother, Police launched an
investigation that led to the arrest of suspects who participated in
selling the baby.

The Commissioner who expresses concern over spate of child trafficking
said that on March 4 this year Mr Chidiebere Samuel of Ovungwu in
IsialaNgwa south Local government area that his wife Odinaka Samuel
connived with a nurse Monica Benjamin who delivered her baby girl and
sold the child at N150, 000.

Describing such acts as inhuman, he said the suspects in the criminal
transaction have been apprehended and charged to an Umuahia Magistrate

What a world! Father selling his own son to secure travel documents…..

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