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Two arrested for child trafficking, five-month-old infant rescued

Police on Thursday evening arrested two women and rescued a five-month-old infant from an alleged child-trafficking ring in Lucky Summer Estate.

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the two suspects, identified as Mercy Mugeci Mburu and Rahab Wanjiru, were due to be arraigned in court on Friday.

One of the suspects is said to be a director of Good Samaritan Children’s home in Mathare, Nairobi.

She had allegedly offered the baby boy for adoption for the purpose of trafficking, according to police.

The DCI noted that the child is in safe custody.