Selling one's baby for profit speaks of desperation. This article concerns me for a number of reasons, but I'm left with more questions than answers. Do we know, for example, that the teens knew that their children would be sold as part of a trafficking ring? Did they instead think it was some form of profitable adoption? What was the involvement of these girls' parents in this whole situation? I'll post any follow up articles that I find. For now, see below...
Nigeria: 32 Pregnant Teens Arrested in Baby-Trafficking Scheme
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Abia State, the state police chief said. The director of the clinic was also arrested, accused of buying babies from the young mothers for $160 to $190 and selling them to childless couples for up to $6,400. He denied the charge, saying he was a volunteer doctor who placed unwanted babies in orphanages.