Security Operatives under the Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Kingsley Oriakwu for selling his children and his landlord’s son.
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Oriakwu allegedly sold his Seven-Year-Old landlord’s son, Gabriel to a lady residing in Aba, Abia State.
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Oriakwu who sold all three children for N310,000 resides at Waheed Ogunseye Street, Kabowe, Meiran area of Lagos State.
On the day of the incident, Oriakwu was said to have lured Gabriel from home.
Oriakwu committed the crime two weeks after he moved into the compound.
The case was firstly at the Meiran Police station before it was transferred to Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS). Operatives of the latter traced Oriakwu to Aba, where he was arrested.
The suspect has confessed to crime revealing that he sold the boy for N120,000 to a woman he identified as Mrs. Adoara.
He also added that he sold his two children too, a three-year-old girl and a two-year-old boy early in September to the same Adora.
According to the Police, “The three children have been rescued and brought back to Lagos. The police also arrested two women, Adoara and Loveth, for buying the children for N120,000 and N190,000 and selling them for N500,000”