Two Women and a Man Arrested For Human Trafficking in Kogi, 14 Victims Rescued (Photos)

Published 3 months ago by: kacy lee
at 07:47 PM, 19/02/2019 (3 months ago)

(22002 | Addicted Hero) (f)


The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) has secured the arrest of three suspected human traffickers and rescued fourteen victims of human trafficking.

The suspects, two females- Evelyn Jerry, 27, Stephen Rebecca, 30, and Mr. Richard Patrick, 38, were intercepted in Lokoja, Kogi state.

The fourteen victims, aged between 3 and 13 years, and comprising of 9 females and 5 males, were crammed into an eight-seater Seat Alhambra Sedan.

They were taken from Riyom LGA of Plateau state, and on their way to Ekpoma, Edo State before they were intercepted and rescued.



The suspects, who are from the same town with the victims, confessed that they were taking the children to Ekpoma where they would be distributed to various households, for labour purposes. .

They claimed that the parents of the fourteen children gave them consent to take the children and send them to various households for domestic labour.

Problem with this article? Please contact us


ejikeiyo at 11:37 PM, 19/02/2019 (3 months ago)
(2464 | Gistmaniac) (m)

Wasted Generation
Reply

LATEST COMMENTS

  1. christiano10 on: ‘Buhari Not In Saudi Arabia’ – Nnamdi Kanu Alleges
    If he is lying, then somebody should prove him wrong. ... 1 hr ago
  2. dopygenius on: ‘Buhari Not In Saudi Arabia’ – Nnamdi Kanu Alleges
    Too many lies in that country I don't know what their intentions may be ... 1 hr ago
  3. tyomon on: Stop Calling Me 'Billionaire Son', My Father's Wealth Is Not Mine - Regina Daniel Hubby's Son
    Just imagine that plier face  man been a senator  again in midst of all this shameful dram... 3 hrs ago
  4. manager1603 on: ‘Buhari Not In Saudi Arabia’ – Nnamdi Kanu Alleges
    [quote author=Afuson1 link=topic=388939.msg5543925#msg5543925 date=1558304719] Am  listening to... 3 hrs ago
  5. Afuson1 on: ‘Buhari Not In Saudi Arabia’ – Nnamdi Kanu Alleges
    [quote author=Doyourworst link=topic=388939.msg5543887#msg5543887 date=1558290639]Kanu, Master of ch... 4 hrs ago