A desperate dad, George Maduabuchi has been arrested
for selling his 14 month old son for N300,000 to an herbalist, after
conniving with his accomplice, one Obinna Erondu who is now at large.
pregnant wife of George in an interview with Punch Newspaper said after
her child had developed cough, her husband had asked to take him out to
get some medicine only for him not to return with the boy.
good explanation so she raised an alarm which attracted their neighbors
who called the police.
Joshak Habila said; “Luck ran out on Maduabuchi when the wife alerted
the police on his questionable role when the baby fell ill and he took
him out and did not return with him.”
When interrogated, the suspect denied selling his son but says he
took him to a herbalist who offered to cure him and also gave him some
“The herbalist gave me money and told me that he could not heal the
baby. I therefore left the baby in the herbalist’s home.”he said.