Woman Jailed For Attempting To Sell Her Twin Babies For N350K

A woman identified as Salima Lawal, has been sentenced to 10 months in jail by a Katsina State Senior Magistrates’ Court for attempting to sell her 32-day-old twins for N350,000 in December 2017.

In his judgment on Wednesday evening, the presiding magistrate, Nuradeen El-Laden, explained that he gave Lawal a light sentence in view of the health of the twins and that of the mother herself.

He noted that a woman attempting to sell her children might have been battling abject poverty.

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