Suspected Kidnappers Sell Child For 700,000 Naira

Nine persons suspected to be involved in the kidnapping of children for money have been arrested by the Police.

According to the police, the suspects kidnapped five children in Makurdi, took them to Umuahia, the capital of Abia State and sold one of the children for 700,000 Naira.

The Benue State Police Command in collaboration with the police in Abia State, traced and arrested seven of the kidnappers, including the child buyer who paid 700,000 Naira for one of the kidnapped boys.

The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Paul Yakadi, briefed reporters about the crime while parading the nine suspects and the rescued children before Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State.

Credit: ChannelsTV

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