The Rivers State Police Command has arrested a suspected female child trafficker who claims to be a Rev. Sister at Aluu in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State.
State Commissioner of Police, Eboka Friday disclosed this while briefing journalists in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.
According to him, they searched the woman’s house and rescued fifteen children after receiving credible information on her alleged illegal activities.
He said one of the children revealed that he was kidnapped from Bayelsa state and taken to the woman who kept him with other children for some time before he was sold to a lady who took him to Lagos. Months later the boy was returned to the buyer for being too sharp.
The CP also said another child explained that she and her other two siblings were with their mother at Ada-George when they were kidnapped and brought to the Rev. Sis. Two of the children were later sold and their whereabouts are still unknown.
He stated that another of the rescued kids revealed that she was abducted from Mile 1 and brought to the woman.
The CP noted that the suspect is being economical with the truth despite recovering a lot of fake documents from her.
He assured that the matter will be properly investigated and the suspect charged to court upon conclusion of the Investigation.