Lost teenagers suspected to be victims of child trafficking found in Kayole

 Police detectives have recovered nine lost children between the ages of 12 and 17 years from a house in Soweto slums in Nairobi.

 Detectives suspect the teenagers to be victims of child trafficking.

Three suspects were also arrested in the incident, 41 year-old-Said Hamisi, 52-year-old Maimuna Bakari and 80-year-old Sophia Wanjiru.

The detectives said that they rescued the children after launching investigations into the disappearance of a 17-year-old student, where they were led to Soweto residence where children were confined in rooms.

“The arrests followed the disappearance of a 17-year-old student from Soweto, whose search led detectives to the house where they found the children packed in a room.

“Investigators believe that the children were waiting to be trafficked. Suspects in lawful custody,” police said.

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