Suspected human trafficker in Kaduna police custody

Operatives of attached to the Kaduna State Police Command have arrested a suspected human trafficker,  one Bulus Danladi of Ankwa area in Katari,  Kachia Local Government Area of the state.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mansir Hassan, who confirmed the incident, said the arrest followed a complaint lodged by Mrs. Jummai Danjuma of Katari who resides in the area.

The police spokesman explained that the suspect on the February 27, 2024, had trafficked five children from Katari to Eruku in Kwara State to work in a factory.

However, according to Hassan, on reaching Eruku, the suspect abandoned the children there and returned to Katari.

The police chief said further that out of the five children trafficked to Kwara State, three had returned while efforts to trace the remaining two were on.

He said, “On March 1, at about 0900hrs, a complaint was lodged by Mrs Jummai Danjuma and two others in the Katari area in Kachia Local Government Area of the state.

“On February 27, the arrested suspect, Bulus Danladi of Ankwa area in Kachia LGA, trafficked five youths from Katari to Eruku in Kwara with intent to work in a factory.

“On reaching there, the suspect carried the youths to a farm in Eruku where he abandoned them and returned to Katari.”

He said the suspect would be charged to court after investigation.

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