A lady identified as Juliet Donatus (35) has been nabbed by the Enugu State Police Command while allegedly trying to sell an 11-year-old boy.
According to the police spokesman, ASP Daniel Ndukwe while issuing a statement on Friday, May 6 revealed that the lady stole the boy from Zamfara and came down to Enugu to sell him but ran out of luck after the information reached the police.
The statement reads:
“On 09/04/2022 at about 2055hrs, Police Operatives serving in Central Police Station (CPS) Enugu, arrested one Juliet Donatus (female) aged 35, residing in Zaria, Kaduna State. Her arrest was as a result of a tip off alleging that she was found attempting to sell a male child at Old Park Enugu,”
“The said child, who is 8 years old, was rescued while the suspect confessed to have stolen the victim from Zamfara State and brought him to Enugu in search of a buyer,”
“The case was transferred to Gender/Anti-Human Trafficking Section of the State CID Enugu for preliminary investigation and has been further handed over to Kaduna State Police Command for conclusive investigation and prosecution.”