Man, spouse captured for scheming to sell girls for N700,000 in Akwa Ibom

Agents of the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Akwa Ibom State Command have captured one Elisha Effiong for purportedly scheming with his significant other to sell their two girls matured 6 and 4 individually. 

Effiong, who lives in Cameroon with his better half was captured in Uyo on November 15, 2021, through an insight report while attempting to sell their youngsters, recognized as Abasifreke Edet and Rachael Edet. 

In an assertion gave on Wednesday by the order's Public Relations Officer, Umana Ukeme, the speculates said that their choice to need to sell the kids was a result of outrageous difficulty. 

As indicated by the assertion, the suspect trusted with a private safety officer of his arrangements while the watchman, thusly, told the commandant of the corps Mr Abidemi Majekodunmi who promptly requested the capture of the offender. 

"The suspect, Elisha Edet Effiong, 'M' was secured with his two kids distinguished as Abasifreke Edet, 6, and Rachel Edet, 4, while endeavoring to sell them for M700, 000 in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. 

"Effiong, 40 years was caught at FulCare Hospital along Ekpanya Street, where he advised the safety officer of his aim to offer his two kids to take care of his obligation and address other monetary difficulties. 

"The safety officer advised the NSCDC and promptly, Commandant Abidemi Majekodunmi point by point staff of the counter illegal exploitation unit of the corps who took care of business and secured the suspect close by with his two little girls, " the assertion read to some degree. 

As per Ukeme, primer examinations have been finished up while the case would be moved to NAPTIP zonal office, Uyo for the indictment of the suspect. 

The commandant while complimenting the private safety officer for the brief arrival of a knowledge report that supported the capture of the suspect, notwithstanding, denounced the terrible demonstration, depicting it as an unspeakable atrocity. 

He approached the great individuals of Akwa Ibom State to consistently benefit faculty of the corps with ideal and significant insight that could prompt capture and following of criminal components in the state.


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