Anambra Police Command Apprehend Two Suspects Involved In Child Stealing

Anambra Police Command have intercepted an almost successful child theft operation and arrested the perpetrators of the dastardly act.

The Police through an intelligent report apprehended one Chijioke Chukwulota aged 31years of Imo State but resides at Uruagu village, Nnewi .

According to reports, the suspect lured his ex-girl friend whom he allegedly impregnated and stole the children(twins baby girls) aged about two months after she gave birth to them through a cesarean section and sold same children to one Tina Ibeato, 31years of Imo State at the rate of one hundred and fifty thousand(#150,000)Naira only.

Campaign Against Crime Initiative initiative through it’s convener and National Coordinator, Amb Timothy Nwachukwu has called on the citizenry to remain unwavering in their support to the security agencies by providing credible information that will lead to nipping of crimes in the bud within the state and beyond.

Amb Timothy Nwachukwu stated that according to a recent UNESCO report, human trafficking (child theft inclusive) is ranked as the third most common crime in Nigeria after financial fraud and drug trafficking.

He regretted that the most bizarre aspect of this nefarious merchandising in juveniles is the involvement of biological parents as the practice is becoming rampant, given frequent media reports to that effect.

He observed that Poverty is used by some to justify the obnoxious act as other vendors of child sales include commercial sex workers, victims of rape, teenage mothers, who had hidden their pregnancies from parents, and illegal orphanages that operate baby factories.

He called on the citizenry to remain vigilant and report any strange movement or loitering of individuals to the security agencies.

However, the Campaign Against Crime Initiative (CACI) eulogised the Anambra State Police Command headed by a renowned security czar and a crime fighter, CP John Abang.

The Commisioner of police whose motivation of the men of the Anambra State Command has led to several breakthrough in crime prevention detection and reduction in Anambra State.*

The group equally showered encomiums on the State Commader of Special Anti Cultism Squad (SPACS) SP Uche Noah, who, following the imprint of CP John Abang has continued to support and inspire the SPACS operatives in the State.




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