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Man arrested for attempting to sell own children in Calabar

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A Thirty-year-old man, Edet Essien Inyang has been arrested by the police in Calabar for attempting to sell two of his children.

According to a source, Clement Ekem, Edet took his two children to Murray Street where he sought for buyers to enable him raise money which he said will save him from poverty.

“He came here with the children and asked after one rich man on this street and when he did not see the man we asked him what he was looking for the man for and he said he was looking for someone to buy his two children. He said the male child is N200,000 and the female 150,000.”

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At the Atakpa Police Station, the Divisional Police Officer confirmed the arrest of the man to journalists saying the matter has been transferred to the State Criminal Division at the Police Command headquarters for further investigations.

However, DSP Irene Ugbo, the Cross River State police command Public Relations Officers said she is yet to be briefed on the matter.

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