Woman arrested for attempting to traffick two girls, aged 15 and16 for prostitution in Libya
The police in Ogun State Police have arrested a suspected human trafficker, Comfort Innocent, and rescued two underage girls, identified as Blessing Adurotola, 15, and 16-year-old Hasisat Fasasi.
According to the command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the 35-year-old suspect was arrested following a complaint by the victims’ mothers. She was arrested while allegedly trying to traffick the girls to Libya for prostitution.
The suspect was reported to have confessed to the crime, while explaining that she had been in the business of recruiting young girls for prostitution in connivance with her husband, who resides in Italy.
Oyeyemi disclosed that the two victims were rescued in Kaduna State by the Police.
The PPRO said the suspect would be transferred to the anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department on the order of the Commissioner of Police, Mr Edward Ajogun.