Gombe State Police Arrests Child Trafficking Suspects

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By: Our Corespondent, Gombe

Child Trafficking Kinspin Nabbed as Gombe Police Command Returns Unclaimed Children to Anambra State.

It could be recalled that on 22/10/2019 following an intelligence report Police operatives attached to the Anambra State Police Command arrested three female suspects at Nkpor Market/Tarzan Junction in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State, with three children suspected to have been stolen.

Investigations revealed that the children were stolen from Gombe State by one Hauwa Usman on the 20/10/2019 and brought to her accomplices in Anambra State.

Following the Public announcement by the Command on the 27/10/2019, parents of the two kids from Gombe State came to Awka and identified their three children.

The three children have since reunited with their parents and suspects were handed over to the Gombe State Police Command for discreet investigation and prosecution.

Furthermore,upon interrogation by the police in Gombe State, suspects voluntarily confessed that they usually steal the children and bring to their sponsor, one Mrs Nkechi Odinye, here in Anambra State, who buys each child at the rate of between two hundred and four hundred thousand naira depending on their age bracket and gender.

The Commissioner of Police John B Abang urges public to disseminate the message and anyone with useful information contact the PPRO Anambra State Police Command or through this number 08060970639.

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