Police arrest father over child exploitation - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Sunday, May 12, 2024

Police arrest father over child exploitation

The Nigeria Police Force has condemned a viral video in circulation showimg disturbing images of a 4 year old child in inapropriate poses akin to adult poses.

A statement by Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Muyiwa Adejobi said the Force headquarters "acknowledges the public outcry in response to the disturbing images and videos involving a 4-year-old child with the Instagram handle @officialsarah_ig, circulating on social media". 

"The content portrays the young child in inappropriate poses, akin to adult contents. 

"The Force expresses profound shock and grave concern over the apparent exploitation of this vulnerable child and unequivocally condemns such actions in the strongest terms possible.

"Prima facie investigations indicate the involvement of the child's father, who has been apprehended by the Police at the Auchi Divisional Police Headquarters, Edo State Police Command. 

"Every necessary measure is being implemented to ensure that justice is swiftly served.

 "As the investigation unfolds, it is imperative to establish proactive measures to guide and counsel parents, preventing the proliferation of such anomalies in our society.

"In light of the above, the Force emphasizes the importance of implementing support systems for parents and guardians to protect the safety and well-being of their children. 

"It is crucial for care givers to also prioritize the security of minors and seek assistance or guidance when required.

 "The Nigeria Police Force remains steadfast in its commitment to safeguarding children and upholding the law."

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