A 35 year old housewife, Blessing Ebuneku Agoro has been arrested by the police jn Ogun state for allegedly selling her biological daughters for the sum of three hundred thousand naira.
The Police Public Relations officer in the state, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the arrest of the Suspect in a statement in Abeokuta said the victims were between the ages of two and four.
Mr Oyeyemi said the Suspect was arrested after her husband, Oluwaseyi Agoro reported the missing of his two daughters at Redeemed Camp divisional headquarters.
He said the husband claimed to have queried his wife over the whereabouts of the children but she could not provide favourable answers.
Mr Oyeyemi explained that the Suspectafter being apprehended claimed that her inability to cater for the children led her to the act after her husband had left them for two years.
The spokesman of the state command said the Suspect said one Kolawole Imoleayo introduced her to a couple in Port Harcourt who bought the daughters at the rate of three hundred thousand naira.
Mr Oyeyemi said the command had also arrested Kolawole Imoleayo.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.
He equally directed that, the children be rescued and brought back to their parents as soon as possible.