Man In Court Over ‘Plan To Sell His Six-Year-Old Son’ To Raise Money For Mother’s Burial

A father named as Haruna Sule and his friend, Abdulfatai Quadri were today arraigned at Iyaganku Magistrate’s Court, Ibadan, on a two-count charge of conspiracy and allegedly attempting to sell Haruna’s six-year-old son for money to organise burial of his mother.The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges which contravened Sections 516 and 509 of Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol. II, Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria, 2000. Chief Magistrate Taiwo Oladiran granted the accused N100,000 bail with two reliable sureties in like sum and adjourned the case to August 31 for further hearing.Photo Credit: Getty

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