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15-Year-Old Girl Sells Two Siblings To Raise Money For WASSCE

15-Year-Old Girl Sells Two Siblings To Raise Money For WASSCE


Ilori Titilayo
Precious Ehiedo,  a 15-years-old girl and two others, Juliet Ogben and Favour Okoh have been apprehended  by operatives of the Imo state police command.
For allegedly stealing and selling two siblings between the ages of two and seven for N800,000. One of the recovered babies was handed over to the parents.
Dasuki Galadanchi who is the state Commissioner of Police said Precious stole the siblings, Two-year-old Chiemerem and seven-year-old Mmesoma Nwoke.
The shocking incident happened around Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State.  Following the advice of her parents who refused to give her money to register for WASSCE.
Which is the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination, when she asked
Her parents had told her they had no money for her exam registration.
They advised her to do what her ‘mates are doing’, steal children, sell them and make money.
“On November 13 at around 9 am, one Precious Ehiedo, 15years old.
“She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Romeo and Uchechi Ehiedo, a resident at Ogbuaku in Mbaitoli LGA of Imo State but natives of Abraka in Delta State.”
According to precious, her parents told her to go and steal children for them to sell in order to raise money for her examination.
“Because of the close rapport with the two children at her maternal home, in Ehime Mbano LGA of Imo State, she stole the children.”
Read the report from the Commissioner:
“precious and her father left for Mbano, but the father stopped at the Amaraku Market square.
“Waiting for her to hand over the children, who he had instructed her to steal.
“The 15-year-old met the children playing and she stole them and joined her father at the Amaraku Market and both left with the children to Ogbaku.
“The innocent children were sold to one Mama Joy at the rate of N800,000. Mummy Joy with one Favour Okoh resold one of the children to one Juliet Ogbor for N750,000.”
Galadanchi said the police immediately commenced an investigation, and they were able to recover one of the children, Chiemerem, on December 15th at Agbor in Delta State.
That is one of the recovered children with her parents in the photo above. The boss added that the suspects would be arraigned in court soon.