THE police in Anambra State have arrested a 31 – year -old man , Chijioke Chukwulota, for allegedly selling twin babies of his ex-girlfriend .
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Haruna Mohammed , disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Awka , the state capital .
Mohammed said the suspect sold the twin babies from an ex-girlfriend whom he ( suspect ) impregnated for N 150 ,000 to a child trafficking syndicate .
He said two suspects had been arrested and the babies rescued .
He said , “Following credible intelligence , police operatives attached to the Command ’s Special Anti -cult Unit arrested one Chijioke Chukwulota, 31 , of Imo State , but resides at Uruagu village , Nnewi, Anambra State .
“The suspect lured his ex-girlfriend whom he allegedly impregnated and stole the twin baby girls, aged about two months after she gave birth to them through a cesarean section and sold same children to one Tina Ibeato , 31 , of Imo State at N150 ,000 .
“The two suspects have been arrested and the children recovered in good condition .
Mohammed said investigation was ongoing on the matter after which the suspects would be prosecuted .