Operatives of the Police Intelligence Response Team(IRT) has in its custody, Reverend Sister Geraldine Chime of St Paul Catholic Church, Gwagwalada, Abuja over the theft of four children.
She was alleged to have bought two of the children for the sum of one million from a suspected child trafficker identified as Obiageli Okoro who is based in Anambra. Two others were also bought from another child trafficker, Caleb who is based in Kafanchan, Niger state and is currently on the run.
On their arrest, police sources said they got intelligence on the activities of a syndicate stealing and selling children. One such was Obiageli who is alleged to have stolen and sold several children from Anambra State with the aid of her gang members spread across the state.
The officer in charge of IRT , ACP Abba Kyari subsequently deployed his men to follow the trail of Obiageli. Aided with data generated, the detectives tracked and arrested Obiageli in Bayelsa where she had gone to recruit more members who would help her abduct kids from their parents. After her arrest, she took detectives to the orphanage where she sold two children, Chinonso and Daberechi to Reverend Sister Chime who owns the orphanage home in Abuja. Read more