The police on Thursday arraigned two women, who allegedly stole and sold two babies , in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Warri, Delta.
The police charged Rose Illogbo and Rosemary Johnson with two counts of conspiracy to falsify and theft.
The Prosecution Counsel, Sgt. Blessing Chukwuyem, told the court the women committed the offence on Dec. 5, 2018 at Agbor and Ughelli Magisterial District of Delta.
Chukwuyem alleged that the defendants operated an illegal orphanage in Ughelli and Agbor.
She alleged that they stole and sold a three-year-old baby for N850,000 to a buyer.
The prosecution counsel, also alleged that the defendants stole and sold another baby, for an undisclosed amount.
They pleaded not guilty to the cahrge.
edited by Sadiya Hamza