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Ward head, two others nabbed in Kano for selling year-old boy

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THE Kano Zonal Office of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), yesterday, arrested three persons in Kano for allegedly selling one-year-old boy in Imo State.

  The suspects are the Fagge Hisbah Commander, Jamilu Mohammed; Fagge Ward Head and a woman who bought the boy, Loveth, whose mother was also arrested.

The NAPTIP Zonal Commandant, Shehu Umar, said the three suspects were picked up at a hotel following a tip-off.

According to him, the victim was abandoned by his parents before he was put in custody of Hisbah where the commander allegedly connived with the ward head to sell him.

He added that the boy, who was sold to Loveth by the Hisbah commander and the Fagge ward head, was rescued from Loveth’s mother in Imo State.

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