10 years old girl in Anambra who was allegedly sold to her Foster parents has been rescued

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Police Command in Anambra has commenced search for the biological parents of a 10 year-old girl, who was abducted, allegedly sold for N800,000 but rescued from her foster parents.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Haruna Mohammed, in a statement  made available to newsmen on Sunday in Akwa said that the girl was rescued following intelligence report.

“On Feb. 21, a girl-child of about 10 years old, suspected to have been stolen from Akwa Ibom state since 2018, was rescued by police detectives attached to 33 division, Onitsha.

The little girl was allegedly sold to a couple in Anambra by her captors, presently at large, at the rate of N800,000.

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investigations made it known that the child’s original name was Favour Asuqwo before her new parents, the suspects, who are currently in police custody, gave her a new name as Faith Ezeukwu,” he said.

The spokesman of Police urged members of the public to come forward with useful information that could help to reunite the girl with her biological parents.

According to the Spokesman, anyone with useful information should report at the 33 Police Station, Onitsha or contact the PPRO, Anambra State Police Command headquarters, Awka through mobile number: 08060970639.


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