Man Arrested By Police For Selling Son To Herbalist For N300K In Abia

5 years ago by: Mister Jay Wonder
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A middle-aged palm tree harvester, George Maduabuchi, from Owerrinta in the Isiala-Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia State is in the police net for allegedly selling his 14-month-old son for N300,000.

The father of four was said to have connived with another suspect, Obinna Erondu, now at large, to perpetrate the act.

The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Joshak Habila, who paraded the suspect along with other suspected criminals on Thursday, said:
“Luck ran out on Maduabuchi when the wife alerted the police on his questionable role
when the baby fell ill and he took him out and did not return with him.”
But the suspect told PUNCH that he did not sell his son, but only took him to a herbalist when he took ill.

He said, “The herbalist gave me money and told me that he could not heal the baby. I therefore left the baby in the herbalist’s home.”

But his explanation was countered by his wife, Eberechi, who said he took their son, who had a cough to the said herbalist, but instead of returning with the baby, rather came back with bundles of money.

She said, “When I demanded explanations on the whereabouts of our son, he could not offer any convincing answer.”

The wife, who is also pregnant, said she raised the alarm, which attracted neighbours who helped to arrest the husband.

The neighbours subsequently alerted the police, who picked up the husband who later led the police to the herbalist’s house at Owerrinta where the boy was recovered .

Paraded also by the police was one Chizaram Amandu, 40, who allegedly murdered his kinsman over an argument over snails in the bush.

The suspect, according to police, went to hunt for snail at Ahiaba Okpuala Isiala Ngwa with the victim, Sampson Sunday.

The police added that quarrel ensued over sharing formula and the suspect allegedly stabbed Sunday to death with dagger.

But the suspect said it was an accident as the victim came out to confront him while hunting for snail behind his ( victim’s) house in the night .

According to him, he never knew the victim could die as a result of injuries he sustained.

The police also paraded one Gideon Ezenwoko, a suspected kidnap kingpin, who had been allegedly terrorising residents of the Obingwa council area, adding that he had been on the wanted list of police.

The CP said, “The suspect escaped from prison, where most members of his gang had been jailed.

“He will be arraigned as soon as investigations are over.”

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-- Ritabrenice (f) at 27-02-2015 07:08AM
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Wicked man
-- beneno (m) at 27-02-2015 07:15AM
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jail them all and throw the key into the lagoon  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
-- olamilogy (m) at 27-02-2015 09:32AM
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end time calamity plus wicked world
-- Troublemenot (m) at 27-02-2015 09:57AM
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What is wrong with us humans especially we Nigerians and Igbos in particular
-- clarajancita (f) at 27-02-2015 10:07AM
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Abia man no go carry last, Chaii!!! they too like money for N300K, ummmm abomination! if anything happen to the child this man go pay with his life oo

-- Ken1230 (m) at 27-02-2015 10:53AM
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Look at how he looks so haggard and unkempt.
-- DrSoba (m) at 27-02-2015 11:23AM
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Hmmm,  people that God have blessed with children are selling them while there are  many others still praying and hoping to have the fruit of the womb.
-- emmanuelokek (m) at 27-02-2015 12:11PM
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no land to sell again, now they ar selling dia children, abia pple why?
-- Larry28 (f) at 27-02-2015 01:25PM
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Nawa ooo
-- Foxtroft (m) at 27-02-2015 01:31PM
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The man is Freethinker's uncle, that is how they behave in their family. Even self, the police need to watch Freethinker very well, he is planning to sell his own son and his Dick for money. There is no family so evil in the entire Igboland as that of Freethinkers.
-- royalsam450 (m) at 27-02-2015 02:10PM
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Na the reason why una whant biafra be this abeg make them give una self make una no come start to dey sell my own people here
-- EmekaBlue (m) at 27-02-2015 02:38PM
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 :-\poverty...d boy no go 4give am if he grow and being told
-- Abubu86 (m) at 27-02-2015 05:08PM
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Wicked man
-- osarobo62 (m) at 27-02-2015 05:58PM
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una no dey taya for this yeye can you sleep at night, knowing you just sold your child for possible barbaric human ritual Huh? Huh?
-- echeeche (m) at 27-02-2015 06:36PM
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Wicked world