A 26 year old bricklayer, Kenneth Ofoke has been arrested for allegedly selling his six weeks old set of twins in Edo.
The suspect, who is from Ebonyi, sold the twins for N500,000 in Port Harcourt. The police alleged that the suspect had sold four babies before he was arrested, adding that he sold the twins for N500,000 and the other two for N30,000 and N50,000 respectively. Kenneth said he sold the twins due to financial constraints and health of the children and their mother. He said that he and the mother of the children decided to take the children where they would be taken care of.
When asked if he was married to the mother of the twins, he answered that ” the woman brought the children to me saying that I an their father. She said I impregnated her when I was befriending her.”