The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC Kaduna State Sector Command Yesterday Intercepted two Suspected Human Traffickers and rescued 44 Minors in Kaduna.
According to the Sector Commander, Malam Umar Ibrahim, the suspects a driver and one other adult were arrested by FRSC patrol team led by Assistant Route Commander Audu Usman, on Wednesday along Zaria-Kaduna Expressway.
According to him, the suspects were stopped in a Fiat Bus (J5) with plate Number XC 532 ZAR for overloading. “Our patrol men along Zaria-Kaduna Expressway, around 3p.m on Wednesday, stopped a white and blue-colored fiat bus, popularly know as J5 for overloading”
“On Checking to see what the bus was loaded with, our men discovered it was stuffed with 44 minors and one adult when asked the driver one Dauda Ezekiel of Gubuchi Village, Makarfi LGA of the state, said he was hired to transport the occupants to an unidentified location”
“But on the other hand, the other adult Claimed they were going for a Church programme, our men became suspicious and immediately impounded the vehicle and booked the driver for overloading and speed limiter device violation”
The Sector Commander said he later alerted the commissioner of Police, Kaduna State Command, and handed over the vehicle and suspects for further police investigation.