Army nabs suspected traffickers travelling with 19 children

Army nabs suspected traffickers travelling with 19 children


The Nigerian army on Saturday said that it has intercepted four child traffickers with 19 under-aged children in Yobe.

Sani Usman, army spokesman, confirmed this in a statement.

He said the four traffickers, who were arrested by of troops of Bravo Company, 120 Battalion at Katarko, were conveying the 19 children from Potiskum to Garin Tuwo, Bungai and Buni Yadi in Gujba local government area of Yobe and Galarabala in Biu local government area of Borno.

“Both the suspected traffickers and their victims have been moved to the Brigade Headquarters for transfer to National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons,” the army spokesman said.

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