A 37- year- old sex commercial sex worker, Grace Aghomi Onome, has been arraigned before an Ebute Metta Magistrate’s Court for allegedly selling her daughter for N60,000.
Aghomi was said to have sold her daughter called Feranmi Ahmed to one Endurance.
She was said to be engaged in prostitution in the Mobil Area of Badagry.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Police prosecutor , Ighodalu Daniel, told the court that the accused committed the offence on September 30 at Badagry at about 11 pm.
The offence according to the prosecutor contravened section 274 and 142 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The charge sheet reads: “That you Grace Aghomi Onome ‘f’ on September 30, 2016 at about 11.30 pm at Badagry area in the Badagry magisterial district did sell your daughter Feranmi Ahmed ‘f’ to one Endurance ‘f’ surname unknown for a consideration of N60,000 in order that the said Feranmi Ahmed ‘f’ should be held or treated as a slave or servitude and thereby committed an offence contrary and punishable under Section 274 of the Criminal Law of Lagos state , 2011.”.
Magistrate Abimbola Awogboro admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N50, 000 and a surety in like sum.
The case was adjourned to November 21 for mention.