Police reunite 15 trafficked children with parents in FCT | Dailytrust

Police reunite 15 trafficked children with parents in FCT

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command has reunited 15 trafficked children with their parents in the territory.

The police public relations officer in the FCT, ASP Mariam Yusuf, made known this in a statement in Abuja.

Yusuf said the children, who were between the ages of two and 13, were taken from their parents in February in Lapai, Niger State, under the pretext of providing them education.

She said investigation revealed that the traffickers distributed the children to different people, adding that the suspects would be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.

Yusuf called on residents of the FCT to be conscious of the safety and movement of their children at all times.

She reiterated the commitment of the command to protecting lives and property in the FCT, and urged the residents to report suspicious movements, emergency or distress through 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.

She also said the conduct of police officers could be reported to the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) on 09022222352 (NAN).

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