was impregnated by her boyfriend in Lagos and returned to Anambra State
in October, 2013, to have the baby but was too ashamed to go back home
to her parents. .
After giving birth
to a baby girl, a friend introduced her to 45-year-old Goodness, who
runs an orphanage, which the police alleged was a cover for a
baby-trafficking operation. .
handed over the baby girl in exchange for the sum of N150,000. The
money she made opened her eyes to the possibility of earning more from
the same source. .
Without batting an
eyelid, she moved into child-trafficking. Recounting her journey into
child-trafficking, Onwuasoanya told Sunday Sun: “I got into child
trafficking two years ago. .
sold 20 children to Madam Goodness who operates the orphanage. She paid
me between N150,000 and N200,000 for each baby I sold to her. I was
kidnapping children coming back from school or getting them in the
But I was arrested on May
1, 2017, when I stole a set of twins at an estate in Onitsha.”
Onwuasoanya hails from Ebenebe, Awka North LGA of Anambra State.
also confessed to being a member of the gang of robbers who killed two
policemen, Inspector Shuaibu Usman and Sergeant Julius Matthew, of
Police Mobile Force 29 in February, 2017 at Nkpor fly-over, Onitsha and
took their AK-47 rifles, which were later used to commit robberies. .
also assisted the SARS operatives to arrest three members of the gang;
Ifeanyi Onwukwe a.k.a Nger, 22; Chidubem Osita a.k.a Kabaka, 23, and
Chijioke Obi a.k.a Abababa, 23, while the other six members escaped. .
disclosed that she was always given her own share of the money made
during robbery operations, saying that she got between N50,000 and
N80,000. “I have regretted what I did. My parents are alive. It was my
friend who introduced to child trafficking and which led me to armed
robbery today,” Onwuasoanya added.
This 20years old mother has succesfully sold 20 kidnapped children in Anambra (Details)