Police Rescue Over 26 Abducted Children In Ebonyi State

Ebonyi State Police Command said it has rescued over twenty-six abducted children from their abductors.

Ebonyi State Commissioner of Police, CP Aliyu Garba stated this during an event on ethical reporting and advocacy to eliminate violence against women and girls at Calabar, Cross River State capital.

Mr. Garba said the victims were abducted in Ebonyi and sold to different states of the federation.

Mr. Garba, who spoke through a gender desk police officer in the command, Loveth Ogbouanya, lamented that a great number of poor children are abducted by child traffickers and sold to other states of the federation.

The commissioner further noted that the police command through the gender desk office has been touring local government areas of the state to ensure that all cases involving violence against women and girls as well as child trafficking is totally eliminated.

The CP described gender-based violence as an offence and it is the duty of all to report offenders to the Police.

Leave a Reply