Kenya Arrests Three Health Workers Child-Trafficking After BBC Africa Eye Exposé

Kenya Police have arrested three senior medical officers for allegedly running a child-trafficking syndicate.

Kenya Police have arrested three senior medical officers for allegedly running a child-trafficking syndicate.

BBC Africa Eye has revealed after an investigation that children were being stolen from vulnerable mothers that were living on the street, Mama Lucy Kibaki, a public hospital in Nairobi, and other illegal clinics.

The babies were sold for $400 only.

A clinical social worker at the public hospital, Fred Leparan, participated in the sale of an abandoned two-week-old baby boy to undercover reporters.

Leparan accepted $2,700 in cash as a result.

Simon Chelugui, Kenya’s Labour and Social Protection Minister, said that the defendants would feel the “full force of the law.”


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