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Pastor, Two Others Arrested For Child Trafficking In Abuja

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February 10, (THEWILL) – A Nigerian pastor, Simon Kado; his relative, Jesse Simon-Kado, and their driver, Muhammad Isah, have been arrested for alleged child trafficking.

The three suspects were arrested on Friday, by operatives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command attached to the Rapid Response Squad 74 while trafficking 12 underaged children, including eight girls and four boys aged between five to 16 years, from Nasarawa to Ogun State.

Spokesperson of the FCT Police Command, Josephine Adeh, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday.

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“Operatives of the FCT Police Command attached to the Rapid Response Squad 74, on Friday, February 9, at about 12:55 am, intercepted one Muhammad Isah, male, of Kafanchan, Kaduna State in a Toyota Hiace bus with Reg No APP 489 XE, conveying twelve – four male and eight female – underaged children to a destination later discovered to be in Ogun State.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the children whose ages are between five years to 16 years, all from Akwanga LGA, Nasarawa State, were being trafficked to Ogun State by one Pastor Simon Kado, male, and Jesse Simon-Kado, male, who are now presently in police custody.

“While the investigation is still ongoing and efforts in conduit with Nasarawa State Police Command on how to reunite victims with their respective families, the Commissioner of Police FCT, Benneth Igweh, wishes to reiterate that the safety of residents remains his utmost priority.”

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