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Nigeria: Rev Sister arrested for acting as ‘middleman’ in sale of 3 kidnapped boys


A Catholic Reverend Sister has been detained for her alleged involvement in the abduction and trafficking of two children in Anambra State.

Her arrest came after the recue of two of the three children who were from the same family, were kidnapped by a motorcyclist in Amaba Ime, Ikwuano Council Area of Abia State.

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Chairman of Ikwuano LGA, Osinachi Nwaka, reported that the two children, now reunited with their parents, were found by security operatives in Ekwulobia and Nkpor towns in Anambra State.

According to international media reports, the Reverend Sister, who is allegedly part of a child trafficking network, has been apprehended as she was identified as the ‘middleman’ in the syndicate.

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Mr. Nwaka shared that the disappearance of the three children caused him significant distress, leading him to organize multiple meetings with various security agencies.

He has reassured the public that the remaining child will soon be found and praised the efforts of Governor Alex Otti, the Abia State Commissioner of Police, and other security agency leaders in rescuing the children.

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