An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentence a 22-year-old prostitute, name Blessing Udoh, to jail custody for “selling” her three-month old baby for N50,000.
Udoh is facing a two-count charge of engaging in commercial sex and unlawfully traffic of a baby.
Police Prosecutor Kehinde Omisakin alert the court that the said blessing udoh committed the offences on June 30 at 6m. in Abattoir area of Oko-Oba in Abule Egba, Lagos.
Omisakin alleged that the accused sold her three-month-old baby, Destiny, to Mr and Mrs Philip James, who reside at Oron, Akwa Ibom.
“The accused has been caught several times engaging in commercial sex,” he said,
The offences contravened Sections 142 and 276 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).
Blessing udoh, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge label against her.
The Magistrate, Tajudeen Elias, ordered her remand in police custody pending her bail application and adjourned hearing to August 23.