Justice Begins Court arraigns prostitute who sold daughter for N50,000

A prostitute has been charged to court for selling her 2-year-old daughter to a colleague for the sum of N50,000.

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An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court has arraigned a prostitute, Grace Onome, who sold her daughter, Zainab for N50,000.

According to earlier reports, the sex worker made the trade with a colleague of hers named Endurance.

The latter also went on to sell the 2-year-old for a sum.

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A prosecutor in the case, Inspector Daniel Ighodalo disclosed that the crime contravened Sections 142 and 274(1) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

Onome confirmed during her arrest that she used the money earned from her daughter's sale to buy some undisclosed items for herself.

She has however denied guilt in the charges brought up against her, prompting the Chief Magistrate, Miss Abimbola Awogboro, to grant her bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Awogboro adjourned the case till November 21, 2016 for further hearing.

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