19 Children Rescued By Police from illegal Orphanage In Kano


An illegal private Orphanage by name;  Du Merci Children Development Ministry, was discovered in Kano State, the Kano State Police Command says it rescued Nineteen (19) children from its possession.

DSP Abdullahi Haruna, the State Police Public Relations Officer, made the disclosure while briefing newsmen in Kano on Thursday 16th January, 2020.

Haruna noted that a suspect and his wife, now at large, connived and sourced for the children through unlawful means.

The State Police Public Relations Officer made this disclosure that a medical doctor with a private clinic in Kano facilitated the procuring of pregnant women whose babies are handed over to the suspect after delivery. He added that investigation is still on the progress. Meanwhile, the suspect denied all allegations stressing that the facility was registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission.

NAN recalls that Kano state government had expressed concern over the discovery of Du Merci Orphanage located at No-man’s-land. The illegal orphanage has been operating for over 25 years without a license from the state government.


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