Man Tricks Wife To Sell Baby For N150,000 In Anambra

Man Tricks Wife To Sell Baby For N150,000 In Anambra

A 27-year old man has been arrested by the police for allegedly selling his 3-day old baby boy in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra State.

The suspect, Chukwuma Enemuo was said to have sold the baby at the sum of N150,000 after lying to his wife that the baby died after delivery.

It was gathered that the suspect conspired with one Obi Chidubem to sell the baby said to be the first issue of the parents.

The baby was reportedly sold to one Mrs Anulika Okafor, a native of Uruokwe village, Ozubulu.

The police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, said the three suspects have been arrested while the baby has been recovered.

He said, “At about 7:pm, Police detectives attached to Ozubulu division arrested one Chukwuma Enemuo ‘m’ 27 years of Okwutu Amawka village, Ozubulu in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State.

“Suspect conspired with one Obi Chidubem ‘m’ aged 45 years of Umuabuche Eziama village uli in Ihiala LGA and sold his three days old baby boy at the sum of #150,000 to one Mrs Anulika Okafor ‘f’ aged 39 years of Uruokwe village, Ozubulu.

“The suspect lied to his wife one Mrs Oluchi Enemuo ‘f’ aged 20 years of Okwutu Amakwa by telling her that the baby is dead shortly after delivery.”

He said the case was under investigation after which suspects would be charged to court.

Source: The Nation

Court Imprisons Pastor Who Faked Own Kidnap

Court Imprisons Pastor Who Faked Own Kidnap

For faking his own kidnap to obtain ransom from unsuspecting congregants, a Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has remanded a priest, Reverend Peter Adegoke Adewuyi (30) in prison custody.

Adewuyi was remanded alongside his accomplice in the crime Oluwadare Ajewole (25) by the court presided over by Mrs Omolola Akosile, pending their next appearance in court.

The Police had on June 11 arrested the duo and slammed them with the counts of aiding, arranging and abetting kidnapping.

The priest had claimed that he was kidnapped between Ijebu Jesa and Aramoko while on a journey which turned out to be false.

He was later discovered to have hid himself in a hotel in Ado Ekiti claiming that his ‘captors’ were demanding N3 million ransom from his church members and other members of the public.

The police prosecutor, Inspector Monica Ikebuilo, at the court sitting on Monday said that the crime was committed within the Ado Ekiti Magisterial District on 11th June.

The offences committed by the priest and his accomplice, according to the prosecutor are contrary to, and punishable under Sections 5 and 7 of Ekiti State Kidnap and Terrorism (Prohibition) Law 2015.

Magistrate Akosile ordered that the accused persons be remanded in prison custody pending the issuance of legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions and subsequently adjourned the case till 24th July, 2019.

 Source: Leadership

JAMB Candidate Arrested For Upgrading Score To 290

JAMB Candidate Arrested For Upgrading Score To 290


The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) yesterday arrested one Adah Eche for fraudulently upgrading his scores in the recent Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) from 153 to 290.

Eche, 19, allegedly engaged some fraudsters through Facebook and Whatsapp platforms, having come across an advertisement that claimed to upgrade 2019 JAMB results.

The arrested candidate, who fell for the trick, quickly contacted the numbers and requested that his scores be upgraded from 153 to 200, but they later settled for 290.

After transferring some monies to the scammers, he then wrote a letter to JAMB informing them that they made a mistake in his scores earlier released and that he scored 290.

He also sent copies of the forged result to JAMB office results, which upon investigation, was found to be fake.

Source: The Guardian

Tricycle Operator Nabbed Over Rape Of Passenger In Abuja

Tricycle Operator Nabbed Over Rape Of Passenger In Abuja

A 33-year- old tricycle operator, Mr. Victor Achianu, has been arrested by the police for allegedly raping his passenger at Gidan Mangoro in Orozo, an Abuja suburb.

The FCT police commissioner, Bala Ciroma, who stated this while briefing newsmen at the command headquarters in Abuja, on Friday,  said the suspect took the victim from Jikwoyi en-route Gidan Daya in Orozo,  then he drove to a secluded spot at Gidan Mangoro and raped her.

He said the tricycle operator abandoned his tricycle and fled from the scene when the woman raised an alarm, which he said attracted the attention of some passers-by who came to her rescue.

He said the suspect was immediately arrested and was identified by his victim as the person who raped her, after the conduct of an identification parade, saying the suspect would be charged to court after investigation.

The police commissioner added that a similar incident happened after one Ali Idris was arrested by the police from Dutsen- Alhaji for attempting to defile a 6-year-old girl.

He said the suspect, who was invited as a mason to the victim’s compound to effect some repairs, took advantage of the absence of adults and lured the girl into her parent’s apartment where he removed his trousers and attempted to defile the girl.

“The suspect was about to defile the girl after he had removed his trousers when he was intercepted by the girl’s aunt,” he said.

Ciroma said the suspects would be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.

He further disclosed that police operatives from the FCT CID have arrested a 38-year -old man, Samuel Okpara, and recovered 19 pieces of counterfeit N1000 notes from a bag belonging to him.

He said the suspect was under investigation for the offence of conspiracy, forgery and obtaining money under false pretense.

He added that the suspect would be arraigned in court upon the conclusion of investigation.

Source: Daily Trust

55 Year-Old Man Rapes 11 Year-Old Niece

55 Year-Old Man Rapes 11 Year-Old Niece

  

The Police in Bauchi has arrested a 55-year-old man, Isah Sule, and Bashar Haruna, 25, for allegedly raping a primary four pupil.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi Command, DSP Kamal Datti, confirmed the arrest.  

He said the suspects, Bashar Haruna, 25, and a 55-year-old man, Isah Sule allegedly raped the victim (name withheld) a primary four pupil,different times.

He said: “I can confirm to you that the incident is true.

On June 16 at about 13:55p.m., we received the information from a complainant, one Abubakar Haruna of Sabuwar Kasuwa area of Bauchi metropolis, that on said date at about 10a.m., he left his shop.

“On reaching his house, he found out that his younger brother, Bashar Haruna, 25, and his niece were looking suspicious.

Upon interrogation, he discovered that Bashar had sexually harassed and molested his niece. Upon receipt of the report, the Police swung into action and arrested Bashar.

“Further investigations led to the arrest of 55 years old Isah Sule, of Sabuwar Kasuwa, who the girl alleged had sexually harassed her several times.”  

Source: Vanguard

Two Notorious Drug Addicts Convicted in Anambra

Two Notorious Drug Addicts Convicted in Anambra

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Anambra state command has secured the conviction of two notorious drug lords from Umota-Obosi in Idemili North local government area of the state.

The accused, Nonso Chukwulobe, aka jp (56) was arrested with 17.6 grms of heroin, while Ikechukwu Ifekandu (45) was arrested with 170 grms of cannabis sativa.

Chukwulobe and Ifekandu were sentenced to 12 and 5 years imprisonments respectively by Justice Mohammed Abubakar who delivered the judgement at the federal high court sitting in Awka, the state capital.

The NDLEA commander in the state, Sule Momodu, in a chat with newsmen, advised drug peddlers to relocate from the state or had themselves to blame.

“The agency under my watch will not relent in its efforts in ridding the state off drug addicts. Those concerned should better quit drug peddling or be severely dealt with,” he stressed.

Source: The Nation