Police arrests human trafficking suspect in Ogun state, Nigeria


A 35 12 months-outdated human trafficking kingpin, Mrs. Consolation Harmless, has been apprehended by males of the Nigeria Police Pressure, Ogun State Command in Nigeria for the trafficking of two beneath-age ladies.

The arrest of the suspect in line with Police Power adopted studies by two residents – Oluwaseun Aduratola and Sakirat Fasasi- of a city in Obafemi Owode Native Authorities Space of the state.

The police gathered that the report made at Owode Egba Police station alleged that the suspect kidnapped their daughters specifically Blessing Aduratola, 15, and Hasisat Fasasi, sixteen.

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The Divisional Police Officer, Owode Egba Division, CSP Mathew Ediae shortly swung into motion on the energy of the report, and his workforce succeeded in arresting the suspect.

The suspect who was apprehended final Thursday, over the kidnapping of the 2 ladies, was mentioned to be taking them to Libya the place they are going to be pressured into prostitution

After the arrest, upon interrogation, the suspect reportedly confessed to being a human trafficker and that she has been within the enterprise for a really very long time.

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Consolation Harmless additionally confessed that her husband relies on in Italy whereas she stays in Nigeria recruiting younger women and sometimes sends the women to her husband en-route Libya the place they’re pressured into prostitution.

The 2 women have been rescued by the Ogun State police command. In the meantime, the commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, in Ogun state has ordered the quick switch of the suspect to the anti-human trafficking and baby labor unit of the State Prison Investigation and Intelligence Division for additional investigations.

The Commissioner of Police additionally used the medium to attract folks to at all times be alert and be aware of their youngsters’ effectively-being particularly the feminine ones.

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