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Police Arrest Woman Over Abduction, Trafficking Of Teenage Girls To Libya

Police in Ogun State say they have arrested a 35-year-old suspected human trafficker, Comfort Innocent over the abduction and trafficking of two under-aged girls.

The State police public relations officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi told Channels Television that the arrest of the suspect followed a report by one Oluwaseun Aduratola and one Sakirat Fasasi, both from Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state.

They had reported that the suspect abducted their daughters namely Blessing Aduratola 15 and Hasisat Fasasi 16, the police spokesperson said.

It was alleged that the suspect, who was described as a notorious human trafficker, was about taking the two girls to Libya where they will be forced into prostitution.

Oyeyemi said that on interrogation, the suspect confessed been a human trafficker and that she has been into the business for a long time.

“She confessed further that her husband is based in Italy while she stays in Nigeria recruiting young girls and sending them to her husband in Italy en route Libya where they will be used as prostitutes.

“Concerning the two girls she recently abducted, she confessed that the two of them had been taken to Kaduna State from where they will be transported to Libya,” the police spokesperson said.

The two victims according to him have been rescued from Kaduna State by the police.

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