Child trafficking syndicate with 12 members who specialize in stealing children from their homes and selling them off have been arrested.
The Police recovered six children from the child trafficking syndicate whose members includes a couple, Ifeoma Ebony and Emmanuel Onyekwere, who goes around the country stealing the children and sell to middle-men, who then sell to people in dire need of children.
According to reports, Ebony, a mother of two, and her boyfriend Onyekere, abducted several children from their homes in Abia, Enugu, Abuja and Edo State, which they sold to their buyers identified as Blessing Nwankwo, Chioma Nike and one Onwa, whose real name were yet unknown.
They sell the children to buyers for prices ranging from N250,000 and N450,000 each depending on the gender and “Physical Condition Of the Child”.
Other suspects arrested are Onyinye Benjami, Ngozi Okoli, Nwokocha Okoli, Ndiya Kalu and Esther Ihiediwa.