Operatives of the Enugu State Police Command have arrested three women for alleged conspiracy, trafficking of newborn twins and murder of the babies’ mother, Charmingpro reports
The suspects, Ukorie Cynthia, Onyia Pauline, and Aroh Ijeoma, were arraigned in court and remanded in Enugu Correctional Custodial Centre.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, August 26, said the suspects conspired and sold the newborn twins for N3m and gave the mother, Chinenye Odoh, the sum of N1.8m.
According to the PPRO, when she discovered that her babies were sold for N3m, contrary to the amount (N2,350,000.00) she was told, Odoh demanded for the balance.
The prime suspect, Ukorie Cynthia allegedly gave Odoh suspected poisoned corn leading to her death.
“Following the consolidation and conclusion of investigations into a case of conspiracy, children trafficking and murder, the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department of Enugu State Police Command has today, 26/08/2022, arraigned in court, one Ukorie Cynthia aged 25, Onyia Pauline aged 56 and Aroh Ijeoma aged 39, all residing in Enugu,” he statement read.