- Chief Magistrate, Felicitas Amanze in her judgment, found the accused guilty of selling little Etim George in the sum of N350,000
Three persons, (including a deceased suspect) have been sentenced to 24 years in prison with hard labour by a Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, on Monday for stealing and trafficking a two years and four months old baby identified as Etim Gospel George.
The suspects include, Goodnews Thompson, Kperebong Emmerson and Sunday Jonah, who died in custody were convicted on a three-count charge bothering on Child Stealing, conspiracy and trafficking of Etim Gospel George on October 18, 2018, at Komkom village in Oyigbo local government area of the state.
Chief Magistrate, Felicitas Amanze in her judgment, found the accused guilty of selling little Etim George in the sum of N350,000.
The court found the accused guilty under section 39 of the child’s right act.
Chief Magistrate Amanze sentenced the convicts to seven years imprisonment on count one; seven years on count two and ten years on count three which will, make a total of twenty four and will run consecutively with hard labour.
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