A statement released by DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, spokesperson of the state police command, states that the operatives rescued, 35 girls and 4 of them are pregnant. He said the police also arrested 3 persons namely: Mrs Ifeoma Uzo age ‘F’ 35yrs, Chidiebere Alaka ‘M’ 28years and Nweke Chidiebere.
“We recovered three pump action gun, seven cartridges and cash sum of Eight hundred and seventy seven thousand, five hundred naira (#877,500).
The Suspects arrested are being interrogated with a view to eliciting information on their involvement and unmasking other gang members.” the statement in part read
Tochukwu added that the police will hand over the victims to NAPTIP for the welfare and rehabilitation of the children.
He said all suspects will be charged to court at the end of the investigations.