Rivers police bust child trafficking ring, rescue 15 kidnapped children and arrest fake reverend sister

No fewer than 15 kidnapped children were rescued from a child trafficking ring in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.

The children were rescued when men of the Rivers State Police command raided the hideout in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The state Commissioner of Police, CP Friday Eboka, disclosed this during a press briefing at the state police headquarters on Tuesday, September 6, 2022.

A fake reverend sister who is believed to be at the centre of the child trafficking ring in the state was also paraded.

The CP said the suspect would be charged in court, adding that investigations are ongoing as some of the children have been reunited with their parents.

In other news, a Nigerian lady has narrated how a member of a kidnapping ring who abducted her saved her and also bought her a phone.

According to her, at 17, she was abducted on her way to work and was taken to another state.

She said she got lucky as a member of the gang liked her, so he drove her out of the bush to safety.

She claimed that on their way, he asked for her phone number, and after learning that it was damaged, he bought her a new one.

The lady identified as @GinikaofAfrica on Twitter, who made this revelation while reacting to a tweet asking Twitter users to share a true-life story that sounds made up, also said that he provided her with the names and hideouts of her kidnappers.


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