Benue State police command says, three abducted children were rescued by Rivers State police command, after Benue State command promptly sent a signal across the country in respect of the missing kids.
It will be recalled that on 24th September, 2023 at about 0730hrs, the family of one Godwin Kpaakpa of Badagry street, Makurdi, reported that two of their children were missing; Philomena Kpaakpa 6yrs and Benedict Kpaakpa who is less than two years old.
Police investigation started immediately, and a signal was sent across the country as usual.
The SUPREME learnt that on 20/10/2023, information was received from River State Police Command that in the course of an operation at, Rumu-Okoro area, they rescued three children from a medical doctor that seem to be the same children earlier reported by Benue State Police Command.
A team of detectives were sent to River State for identification and other necessary actions.
Fortunately, the two children were identified alongside with one other child; Godsgift Julius who’s parents are yet to be identified.
Spokesperson of Benue State police command, SP Anene Sewuese Catherine in a statement yesterday Sunday, disclosed that,
“Philomena and Benedict have been reunited with their family while Godsgift is yet to be connected with his family.
The medical doctor is being investigated at River State, while efforts are being made to locate his counterparts in Benue
Parents, guardians, teachers and people who are involved in managing children are advised to watch over their children/wards more closely to forestall such cases of child trafficking.”
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