Man arrested over attempt to sell his 8-year-old son for N20m in Abuja; blames hardship
A man has been arrested in Abuja for allegedly attempting to sell his 8-year-old son for 20 million naira.
The man claims that he was driven to this action by economic hardship, but authorities have condemned the man’s actions and warned that child trafficking is a serious crime.
The child has been placed in the care of the authorities, and the man is facing charges. The case highlights the impact of economic hardship on families, but it is no excuse for criminal activity.”