The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested a Nigerien woman, Aisha Ibrahim, after a failed attempt to sell her co-wide’s two-year-old son.
While parading the suspect on Thursday at the State Police Headquarters in Dutse, the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Ayuba Elkanah, said the woman was arrested on January 8 by policemen at Tullukawa area of Gusau Local Government Area of the state.
“The suspect, who hails from Danyade Kaya village in Maradi, Niger Republic, was arrested with her co-wife’s two-year old child whom she confessed to have stolen from the co-wife in retaliation for the theft and sale of her son by her co-wife.
“She further confessed that the reason for the theft was to sell the child and raise money for her day-to-day needs.
“She will be handed over to the Nigeria Immigration Service for further necessary action.
“The police is hereby warning all criminals to stay away from Zamfara State as we will make the state very uncomfortable for them,” Elkanah promised.
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