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Police arrest ‘fake reverend sister over child trafficking’, rescue 15 children in Rivers

The Rivers Police Command says its operatives rescued 15 children who were kept in the house of an alleged child trafficker identified as Maureen Wechinwu, who claimed to be a reverend sister.

According to the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Friday Eboka, on the 3rd of September 2022, fifteen children were rescued, and the case had been transferred to the CP monitoring unit for discrete investigation. The rescued children were abducted from within and outside the State.

Eboka said the command has contacted parents of some of the children to identify them while efforts are being made to locate the parents of others.