Imo Police Parade Suspected Child Traffickers

THE Imo State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr. Austin Evvbakhavbokun yesterday at the command’s headquarters in Owerri, capital of Imo State, paraded suspected five-man gang child traffickers arrested by some cops in his command.

Represented by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Mr. Andrew Enwerem, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), the CP said following a reported case of alleged mysterious disappearance of a 20-year old single pregnant lady, Miss Ibuchi Okafor from her home in Ihioma, Orlu Local Council of Imo State, and eventual return after some days to her ancestral home without her child and no clear explanation to her parents on the whereabouts of the baby she was carrying, the case was reported formally to the command.

He disclosed that on interrogation of Ibuchi, she revealed that she absconded to the home of one Chief Emmanuel Eke, of Mobutu in Isiala Ngwa South Local Council of Abia State, where both of them (Ibuchi and Eke) revealed that a baby boy delivered by the lady was actually delivered at the maternal home of Eke’s late wife and sold at N500,000 to yet to be identified buyer. Eke, a public servant, operates the home known as Divine Mercy, along side with his late wife, The Guardian gathered.

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