Report gathered that the police in Benue State have arrested a kidnap syndicate, which specializes in buying and selling of babies.
Among the arrested suspects is a lady who allegedly sold her two months old baby for a sum of N14,000.00.
Parading the suspects at the state Police Command on Friday, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Austin Ezeani told newsmen that the group had formed a ring around the length and breadth of the state, abducting and trading with babies within the range of one month to six years old.
Among those apprehended is one Veronica Vanger, who is based in the state and who is specialized in recruiting pregnant young girls to eastern part of the country where they are taken care of until they deliver their babies and sell them away.
One of the victims, one Ngbernkerger Doo was said to had through Veronica sold her new born baby for N100,000 but was later short changed and given only N14,000.00.
Another victim, Doshima Adogo, a 16-year-old girl, who gave birth to a baby girl while living with her aunt in Buruku local government of the state, was also made to part with her baby to a stranger from Enugu but got N20,000.00 out of the N220,000.00 said to have been paid to buy the baby.