Police rescue 4-year-old, arrest suspected traffickers

The Benue Police Command has rescued a four-year-old baby girl allegedly abducted at Naka area of the State.
This is even as the command also arrested three suspected traffickers in connection with the alleged theft.
A statement issued by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Sewuese Anene, on Tuesday in Makurdi revealed that on August 26, the Naka Police Division received a report that the four-year-old was missing.
He disclosed that during an investigation, a man, who was last seen with strangers in the neighbourhood around children’s play ground was arrested.
Anene stated that the suspect confessed that he met two women while he was travelling from Onitsha in Anambra state to Benue.
He said the suspect informed the police that he assisted the women to arrange for accommodation, adding that the women left the area without informing him.
“Further investigations led the investigating team to Onitsha-Ugbo, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, where the said suspects were arrested.
“These suspects led the police to Eke-Nkpor in Anambra State where the child was eventually recovered,” he said.
Anene maintained that investigation is ongoing to arrest other suspects involved in the case.

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