The Taraba State Police Command on Monday said it had rescued additional 27 children from a suspected child trafficker, Mary Yakubu, in Taraba.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, David Misal, disclosed this in a statement.
Misal said one Mary Yakubu was arrested in Bali by the detectives attached to Bali Division in connection with a case of suspected child trafficking in February where 23 children were found in her possession.
“Similarly on the March 3, the suspect led a team of police officers to Mararaban Donga where another additional 10 children were recovered.
“The recent rescued which is the third, made by the Command, was on April 3, where more 27 children, comprising 14 male and 13 female, were rescued by the operatives of the command in Tashan Takalmi area of the Gassol Local Government Area.
“The Command has so far in the last two months rescued 60 children from the suspect, 33 of them were reunited with their parents,” he said.