FCT Police foils child trafficking, arrests 3 suspects, rescues 12 Children

The operatives of FCT Police Command attached to the Rapid Response Squad 74 (RRS 74), on Friday 9th February,2024 at about 12:55 am, intercepted one Muhammad Isah ‘m’ of Kafanchan, Kaduna in a Toyota Hiace bus with Reg No APP 489 XE, conveying twelve; four (4) male and eight (8) female; underaged children to a destination later discovered to be in Ogun state.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the children whose ages are between 5 years to 16 years, all from Akwanga LGA, Nasarawa State were being trafficked to Ogun state by one Pastor Simon Kado ‘m’ and Jesse Simon Kado ‘m’, who are now presently in police custody.
12 Children rescued from the Traffickers
While investigation is still ongoing and effort in conduit with Nasarawa State Police Command on how to reunite victims with their respective families
Meanwhile,the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh has reiterated that the safety of residents remained his utmost priority.
He equally urged residents to report suspicious activities through the following emergency lines ; 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883; PCB: 09022222352.

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