Two Suspects Nabbed for Child Trafficking

Detectives from Ojo Police Division led by the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Abdullah Malah, have arrested one Chukwunonso Blessing (30) of 23 Masebinu Street, Igbede, Ojo for child trafficking.

She was seen along Alaba International Market with two children namely Joshua James (6) and Samuel Gbawune (3) trying to board a vehicle to Onitsha, Anambra State.

Upon questioning, she claimed that the boys were adopted by her husband, one Chukwunoso Happiness (40) from a motherless baby home in Jos, Plateau State and brought to Lagos, and that she was taking them to Onitsha to meet her husband.

The said husband was also arrested by the Police. He confessed to have bought the kids at the sum of N140,000 from one Mama Oyoo of Jos township.

Efforts are emplaced to identify and reunite the kids with their parents.

The Police Command has therefore called on Motor Park Operators, Unions and well meaning Nigerians to keep an eye on passengers with kids that appear in suspicious manner.

-Dedeigbo Ayodeji

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