Busted!!! Nollywood Actor Arrested For Selling His Own Son

Nigerian Actor knows as Kanayo Awurum has been arrested by the Nigerian police and Arraigned before an ikeja court for selling his son for a reported N350,000.



Awurum was arraigned on a two-count charge bordering on human trafficking. Special Anti-Robbery Squad detectives led by Inspector Ayebo Samuel, arrested Awurum, following a compliant by his lover that he sold their 2-year old son, Chukwunoyerem to a woman in the guise of taking care of the boy.
The police arraigned Awurum and one Nkechi Obi (the woman who bought the boy) before Mrs. Ipaye Nwachukwu of the Ikeja Magistrate court, on June 29, 2015.
The count reads: “That you Kanayo Awurum and Nkechi Obi and others now at large sometime in February 2015, at about 1.30pm, between Orlu, Imo state and Lagos State, within the Lagos Magisterial District, did conspire among yourselves

to commit felony to wit; human trafficking, and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 409 of the criminal law of Lagos State Nigeria, 2011 “.
Count II reads: “That you Kanayo Awurum and Nkechi Obi and others at large on the same date,time and place in the afore-mentioned magisterial district, did sell one Chukwunoyerem Samuel Awurum, aged two years, for the sum of three hundred thousand naira (N300,000), and therefore committed an offence punishable under section 274(1) of the criminal law of Lagos State of Nigeria 2011.
However, the mother of the boy, Miss Kelechi who is also pregnant with a second child for Awurun, said she she wants justice to be served.
“I don’t care if he goes to jail. He deserves it. What he did was bad. Though I am pregnant with his second child, I don’t want anything to do with him again. He should face justice. I will train the children alone. My God will see me through”, she charged.
Awurum, after his arrest, said he sold his son because he had pressing financial problems.
Mrs Obi, the second accused, said she bought the boy so she can have a male child to inherit her husband’s property.
The accused pleaded not guilty. The case was adjourned to August 31, 2015.

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