Two women arrested in child trafficking deal in Mlolongo

Written By: Hunja Macharia/Jonathan Mutiso

Police in Athi River have arrested two women for child trafficking in Mlolongo area Machakos County.

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Diana mwende and her accomplice were arrested while in the process of selling a 2 weeks old male infant for sixty thousand shillings.

Mlolongo Division Assistant County Commissioner Dennis Ongaga said they laid a trap for the two women after a tip off from the public.

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The officers then posed as customers who wanted to buy the baby boy before arresting the two.

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The women are now being held at Mlolongo Police Station as investigations continue while the infant was handed over to a rescue center in Kitengela.

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Ongaga said police investigations have revealed that girls aged below 18 years are also involved in the business where their peers are said to be women above the 30 years.

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He said this is the second time such a case has been reported in Mlolongo this year.

 

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