FCT Police Command Reunite Trafficked Children With Their Parents

…urges parents to be conscious of their children, disclaims alleged auction activities

The FCT Police Command on Monday 8th March, 2021 successfully reunited fifteen children who were victims of trafficking with their parents.

According to a press release signed by the FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Yusuf Mariam, she said that in February 2020, the children between the ages of 2-13years were deceptively taken from their parents in Lapai-Niger State by one Emmanuel Abraham 30 years and Nkechi Udoh 53 years under the pretext of providing them education.

According to the Command Spokesperson, she said that further investigation revealed that the suspects distributed the children to different people.

The Command has appealed to parents to be extremely conscious of the safety and movement of their children at all times as the suspects were arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.

The Command also used the medium to dissociate itself from the misleading information being circulated by fraudulent elements that it is conducting an auction of cars.

“There is no on-going auction exercise in the FCT Command; therefore, members of the public should note that, it is one of the antics by fraudsters to defraud unsuspecting citizens, ASP Mariam said.

The enjoined residents of FCT to remain calm, law-abiding, comply with all COVID-19 regulations and reiterate its unwavering commitment to the protection of lives and property within the FCT

The Command also employs residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress, to the Police

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