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Husband Sells Wife, Son For N2m In Ogun

A 36-year-old man, Kingsley Essien, has been arrested by the police for allegedly selling his wife and his two-year-old son at prices amounting to N2 million in total.

Ogun State Police Command said the husband had trafficked his wife to Mali for prostitution at the rate of N1.4million.He was said to have also sold their two-year-old son at the rate of N600,000.

Ogun State police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, while confirming the incident, disclosed that Essien’s arrest followed a report lodged at the Agbara division by the wife, Bright Essien.

The woman was said to have reported to the police that her husband had sometime in October 2021, lied that he had secured a job for her in Bamako, Mali, and that he had in the past assisted many to secure a job in Mali.

Not suspecting any foul play, Bright said she agreed to go to Mali, but she got to the African country and discovered that she had been sold to a human trafficking cartel headed by a woman at the rate of N1,400,000.

While in Mali, she was forced into prostitution, but she later found her way to the Nigerian embassy in Bamako where she was assisted back to Nigeria,” Oyeyemi said.

He added that as the wife returned to Nigeria, she could not find her son and this prompted her to report at the police station.

Upon the report, the DPO of Agbara division, SP Abiodun Salau, detailed his detectives to go after the suspect, and he was eventually arrested.

On the process of interrogatio, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime, he confessed further that he sold the two-year-old son to somebody at the rate of six hundred thousand Naira,” Oyeyemi said.

Meanwhile, the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has directed that the man be moved to the Anti-human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the state CIID for investigation, directing police officers to trace and arrest the buyer of the said child.

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