Parading them alongside suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and traffickers at the command headquarters in Asaba yesterday, the Commissioner of Police, Zanna Ibrahim, said in November 2016, Ojei asked Loveth Ojie to help her get a housemaid before she brought Samuel.
“In January 2017, the said Ngozi Ojie came to Ekwuoma (in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State) to see the mother of Ewere Samuel after which she took her to Aba.
“The said Ewere Samuel delivered a baby girl and the suspect sold the child.
The suspect confessed selling the baby for N600,000,” the commissioner explained.
But Ojei said she and the mother of the baby girl got N250,000 each from the proceeds.
While Ibrahim said investigation was ongoing, Ojei’s husband, Mr. Edwin Ojei (50), of No. 22, MCC Osisioma Ngwa, Abia State, who was paraded alongside his wife, said:
“I only came home for burial when I was arrested.”