Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Police Nab Suspected Child Traffickers In Delta State

The kidnapped boy, Moses Ijoba, was
said to reside in Okpanam, a community
close to the State’s capital, Asaba,

where various cases of child theft had
been reported severally.
According to Moses’ younger sister, he
was lured by an unknown lady who
pleaded with him to help her run some
The Delta State Police Command
confirmed that it had arrested one
Abigail Nwakama, also known by the
syndicate as ‘Madam Cash’ as well as
nine other members, in connection with
child trafficking in the area.
Parading suspects at the command’s
headquarters in Asaba, the police said
most of the suspects have admitted to
the crime which in turn led to the
recovery of about 12 children.
The parents of the children have been
asked to contact the police for
immediate identification of their
Among other reported cases where the
arrest of one Chukwuma Ijoema who
allegedly raped and killed one Blessing
Ogammer, who prior to her death, was
also reported missing.
Suspected cultists, robbers, murderers
and kidnappers were caught and
paraded alongside recovered items –
riffles, locally made guns, ammunition,
cartridges and phones.
The police have intensified efforts to
achieve peace and order at all times in
the state and re-unite seven-year old
Moses, who was still declared missing,
with his family..