Man Arrested For Selling His Son For N400k

Men of the Akwa Ibom state police command have arrested a man identified as Gabriel Okon Ekpiri of Ekit Itam Akpan Obong in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa-Ibom State for selling his nine-year-old -son for N400,000.

The spokesperson of the state police command, Odiko MacDon, made this known in a statement released on Tuesday, June 26. According to the statement, the man was arrested by operatives of the Quick Intervention Squad (QIS) of the state Police Command.

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While describing the act as barbaric and totally unacceptable, the police spokesman said the suspect has confessed to the crime and blamed the devil and economic hardship for his actions.

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