A 30-year old woman, Salima Lawal has blamed the devil after she was apprehended by the police in Katsina for allegedly trying to sell her two infant twin girls for N350,000.

Lawal was apprehended after a buyer she had been negotiating with gave her up by reporting to the police about her evil intentions.

The Katsina State commissioner of police, Besen Gwana who briefed newsmen on the development on Wednesday acknowledged the role of the good Samaritan in frustrating the desires of Ms. Lawal who has been twice married. He said the suspect blamed frustrations arising from the economic distress in the land for her attempts to sell her one month old twin girls named Hassana and Hussaina.

“On 2/12/2017 at about 21:00hrs, the Command based on a tip-off arrested one Salima Lawal aged 30yrs of Marabar Kankara, Malumfashi LGA of Katsina state who had negotiated to sell her twin children at the sum of three hundred and fifty thousand Naira (N350,000:00K) to one good Samaritan in Ruwan Godiya village, Faskari LGA of Katsina state.

Ms. Lawal while speaking with journalists blamed the devil for her ignoble action.