Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Police nab five traffickers, rescue pregnant teenager in Anambra

Police in Anambra state said they have arrested four traffickers, including two women who specialised in child-snatching, child stealing, and trafficking from different parts of the country.

Spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed in a statement, said a total of eight children were rescued from them.
He listed the names of the suspects to include Mrs. Joy Lazarus (40) of No. 138 Urata area Aba, Abia State, Janet Gideon (22) of No. 12 Irete Street Owerri, Imo State, and Gideon Bobby Gods power (26) of Port Harcourt in River State.
Others were Wisdom Ndubuisi (26) of Chokosho Village PH, Rivers State, and Chukwudima C. Nwogu (29) of No. 138 Urata area Aba, Abia State.
He said the suspects would be brought to book after investigations.
He said, “On the 13/9/2020 following intelligence report, Police detectives attached to Onitsha Area Command in collaboration with the Command State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) arrested five members of a Child Stealing/Trafficking syndicate.
“Suspects specialises in child-snatching, child stealing and trafficking from different parts of the country especially South-East and South-South Geo-political zones.

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