- Two suspected child traffickers have been arrested in Lagos
- According to reports, the suspects, who are husband and wife, reportedly bought the two children for N140,000
- The suspects have been identified as Chukwunoso Happiness and his wife, Chukwunonso Blessing
The Nigeria Police Force have arrested a married couple for trafficking of two children in Lagos.
Chukwunoso Happiness and his wife, Chukwunonso Blessing were arrested for buying two kids – Joshua James, 6 and Samuel Gbawune, 3 for N140,000, The Nation reports.
The wife was arrested on Thursday, October 31 around 10:30pm with the kids following a tip off along Alaba International Market. The husband was also arrested the next day.
When the police interrogated her, she said she was taking the kids to Anambra state.
She reportedly said the boys were adopted by her 40-year-old husband from a motherless babies' home in Jos, Plateau state and brought to Lagos.
Meanwhile after interrogation, she was said to have confessed to the police that her husband bought the kids for N140,000 from Mama Oyoo in Jos Township.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that a woman suspected to have stolen two children from a northern state to Onitsha in Anambra state was arrested by the Nigeria Police Force.
The Lagos state police command said the woman was arrested on Saturday, November 2, at the Chemist Busstop close to Alaba International Market in Lagos.
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