Monday, January 16, 2012

Man Drugs Wife and Sells Her Baby For 350K

IbrahimA 26-year old man,
Oladele who drugged his wife,
Damilola Balogun after she
delivered her baby boy and
sold the baby to an Onitsha-
based business woman,
Umeokoli Rebecca for
N350,000 has been arrested
and arraigned.
Oladele, who hails from Ekiti
state, was charged before an
Ikeja magistrate’s court sitting
in Ojokoro, Alagbado, Lagos
State, southwest Nigeria with
conspiracy and stealing.
He was charged along with
two medical doctors, Dr.
Okosun Timothy Olugbemi, 36,
and Adesina Sultu, 33, the
nurse that delivered the baby
Mrs. Adetutu Abiola as well as
Rebecca who bought the baby.
P.M.NEWS gathered that Oladele,
who lives at 19, Ilupeju Street,
Alagbado, a suburb of Lagos,
took his wife to a private
hospital at Bariga where she
was delivered of a baby boy
after which the shady deal was
P.M.NEWS learnt that after
Damilola was successfully
delivered of her baby, the
doctors, with the consent of
Oladele, alleged drugged the
woman and she slept off. This
afforded them the opportunity
to steal and sell the baby.
Rebecca who resides in
Onitsha, Anambra State and
could not bear a child of her
own was contacted to buy the
baby for N350,000.
She was given the certificate of
She took the baby to her base in
Anambra State and not quite
long that she was celebrating
her success in getting a baby
boy she was searching for
years, that her joy turned to
bitter experience. Damilola
suspected a foul play days after
she regained consciousness and
the matter was reported to the
Rebecca was arrested in
Anambra and brought to Lagos
with the child. She is now
facing a criminal charge of
stealing the baby.
Oladele was also arrested and
his confession led to the arrest
of the accomplices.
The prosecutor, Mr. Thomas
Nurudeen told the court that the
suspects conspired and sold the
baby which was later recovered
in Anambra state. They pleaded
not guilty.
The presiding magistrate, Mrs.
A.F. Adeeyo granted them bail in
the sum of N200,000 with two
responsible sureties.
The matter has been adjourned
till 4 May, 2012 for hearing.

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