Shehu Sani, 3 others arrested for child trafficking in Kaduna -police

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By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna

Kaduna State Police Command, under the leadership of CP Ali Audu Dabigi, has successfully arrested a Child trafficking syndicates in the state.

The command, on the 24th of March 2024, successfully apprehended a notorious child trafficking syndicate operating within the state, at about 1100 hrs, based on intelligence reports by police operatives.

The operation resulted in the rescue of one victim, identified as Zainab Abdulhameed, aged 2 years, according to release signed by the command spokesman Asp Mansir Hassan on Tuesday.

The release added that, the syndicate members, apprehended in the operation, have confessed to their involvement in the heinous crime.

Individuals arrested include Shehu Sani (40 yrs), residing in U/Rimi Kaduna; Tskan Isiaku (43 yrs), also residing in U/Rimi Kaduna; Angela Onazu (44 yrs), residing in Sabo Kaduna and Hafsat Hussaini (24 yrs), residing in U/Rimi Kaduna.

The modus operandi of the syndicate involved targeting underage children who are alone on the streets or running errands.

Therefore, parents and guardians should remain vigilant and mindful of the whereabouts of their children or wards.

The recent arrest highlights the sobering reality of the dangers faced by children when left unsupervised, even for a brief moment.

“By staying informed and actively involved in their children’s lives, parents and guardians can play a crucial role in safeguarding them from potential harm.

CP Ali Audu Dabigi PSC commended the diligent efforts of the police operatives involved in the operation and reaffirms the Command’s commitment to partnering with communities to ensure the safety and security of all residents, particularly the most vulnerable members of society.

“Together, through increased vigilance and cooperation, we can build a safer environment for our children to thrive”, it stated.

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