TERRIBLE: Why I Sold My 9-Year-Old Son For N10 Million – Suspect Confesses

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-- (m) at 24-11-2013 02:17PM

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«§» 24 November 2013

A Niger State magistrate court sitting in Minna, the state capital, has sentenced one Isah Aliyu to five years imprisonment for intending to sell his 9-year-old child for N10m.

The 30-year-old man attributed his action to poverty.

The incident occurred on November 15 when the buyer, one Mallam Magaji, agreed to buy the child for N7 million.

But the buyer promised to pay half of the money and balance at a later date. The father of the child was said to have refused because of his desperation to collect the N7 million at once.

After the negotiation, the father agreed to the half payment but, instead of bringing the money, the buyer headed for the police station to report the deal.

The police then followed Magaji to the meeting place and arrested Aliyu who was still waiting for the money so that he could hand over his son. Aliyu was charged to court under the clause prohibiting selling of child in the Niger State Child’s Right Act.

Aliyu pleaded guilty and was summarily sentenced to five years imprisonment by Chief Magistrate Hassan Mohammed.

When asked why he intended to sell his son, the convict said, “The poverty in the country is biting and things are difficult for me and my family. I felt since the boy was under my custody and he is my son, I could sell him and use the money to cater for the rest of the family.”

The Chief Magistrate described his reason as inhuman, adding that poverty was not a strong reason for the father to sell his son.

He sentenced Aliyu to five years imprisonment without option of fine.

Source: Vanguard Newspapers



-- maximus1 (m) at 24-11-2013 02:40PM
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9ja,..na waoh,..nemesis don catch U ,if sey ur papa bn sell u wen ein born u ,how u go feel ?,....money !
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-- ajanni (m) at 24-11-2013 02:43PM
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stupid man
if tour own papa sell you , how would you have giving birth to the boy?
and what would you have to tell the rest of the family about the boy?
this donkey must have been dreaming of buying cars and marrying another woman
idiot
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-- escapedprince (m) at 24-11-2013 05:52PM
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A father intending to sell his own kid without a second thought of what would have been the fate of the child !  Sometimes I wonder at the level of evil that has permeated the psyche of many Nigerians .  Sad Sad Sad
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-- Chylove247 (f) at 24-11-2013 06:26PM
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Nawah oo
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-- ascandiuzzi (m) at 24-11-2013 06:47PM
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Horrible.
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-- nzewyte (m) at 24-11-2013 06:58PM
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Aboki wil always be an aboki! Lolzzzz

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-- nzewyte (m) at 24-11-2013 06:59PM
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Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin

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-- dickman2 (m) at 24-11-2013 06:59PM
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see market..
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-- ThoRam (m) at 24-11-2013 07:02PM
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very sad  Undecided  
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-- interpo777 (m) at 24-11-2013 07:31PM
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just imagine abokis and their reasonings?jail him for 30 yrs jare
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-- ajanni (m) at 24-11-2013 08:04PM
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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-- osamabinladin (m) at 24-11-2013 08:21PM
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Really Huh?
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-- dareper (m) at 24-11-2013 08:34PM
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Hmmm
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-- Dames (m) at 24-11-2013 08:37PM
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Wetin dem come do to d guy dt called police on him, cos ds story sef neva complete.
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-- Noble12 (m) at 24-11-2013 09:13PM
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hmm
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-- beneno (m) at 24-11-2013 09:36PM
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u sure say no be ajanni them be wan sell so? so ajanni you cost like this??  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes
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-- Solidstonez (f) at 24-11-2013 09:55PM
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Lord have mercy

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-- IDOKOO (m) at 24-11-2013 09:59PM
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Even naija sef is 4 sale. na today ? e-don tay wey suffer make naija man dey do evil. as job no dey, we go hear am wella. oga i salute.
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-- Shegzan (m) at 24-11-2013 10:26PM
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Kk#

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