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RIVERS: Police arrest man for allegedly selling his three kids

THE State Police Command has arrested one Michael Charles alias Thankgod Ekwueme for allegedly selling his three children.

This follows the Command’s busting of a child trafficking ring operating in the state.

Parading the suspects within the Old GRA Police Station, Head Office of the CP Monitoring Unit, who were responsible for the breakthrough, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, Grace Iringe-Koko, said they arrested a number of suspects involved in the trading of minors in the state.

Charles, who is one of the suspects paraded and the father of the trafficked children admitted to selling them, blaming his action on poverty and an inability to fend for the children.

Others involved in the racket include a medical practitioner and a former Councillor.

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