Police in Kaduna State have areA middle age woman (name withheld) has been arrested by the Police for allegedly stealing 21 children from Kafanchan, Jema’a local government area of Kaduna State.
The suspect, who was arrested by operatives of Nigeria Police Force in Gwagwalada area of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja alongside four other accomplices, is said to have been in the business of buying and selling of children for sometime before the long hand of the law caught up with her last weekend.
As at the time of filing this report, it was not clear what she does with the children after taken the ‘stock’ from her man in Kafanchan as she is being detained by police in Abuja. The children, who have been transferred to Kaduna are doing well at a hospital where they are currently undergoing medical examinations.
Confirming the development to Daily Sun in Kaduna on Thursday, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for Kaduna command, ASP Aliyu Mukhtar said, the woman do buy each unlucky child from an agent in Kafanchan between N150,000 and N200,000 depending on the sex or appearance of the child.
According to him, the Police began investigations when some parents in Kafanchan reported the case of missing children in Kafanchan last weekend.