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Monday, December 28, 2020

Police nabs human trafficking kingpin in Ogun

 A 35 year old human trafficking kingpin, Comfort Innocent has been apprehended by operatives of Ogun State Police Command over the abduction and trafficking of 2 under aged girls.

The suspect was arrested after 2 residents of Siun town in Obafemi Local Government Area of the state, Oluwaseun Aduratola and Sakirat Fasasi reported at Owode Egba Police Station that the suspect abducted their daughters, Blessing Aduratola 15 and Hasisat Fasasi 16.

The residents alleged that the Ms. Comfort Innocent was about to take the girls to Libya where they would be forced into prostitution.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the arrest of in a statement in Abeokuta said Ms. Innocent had confessed committing the crime.

Mr. Oyeyemi who said the suspect confessed to sending girls to her Italy-based husband through Libya where they would be used for prostitution, noted that the victims had been rescued from Kaduna by the police.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for further investigation.

He also appealed to parents to always be mindful of their children’s well-being especially the females in order to keep them safe from wolves in human skin.

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