Syndicate in baby harvesting and human trafficking busted by EOCO and other agencies

COP Frank Adu-Poku, Executive Director of EOCO

The Economic and Organized Crime Office, EOCO in collaboration with the Medical and Dental Council, has arrested some medical practitioners, social welfare officers and other individuals who are suspected to have engaged in the illegal act of “baby harvesting and human trafficking”.

Speaking at a media briefing in Accra, Executive Director of EOCO, COP Frank Adu-Poku said upon a tip-off, the joint team carried out investigations into these illegal activities between the period of June to November last year and made the first arrest on December 31, 2020.

COP Adu-Poku said the team currently have two baby boys in their possession as a result of their operation. He said so far the suspects are on bail pending investigations.

He assured the public that EOCO and the Medical and Dental Council will continue to collaborate to protect public health and safety by preventing and detecting organized crime.

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