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Victims rescued,police arrest human traffickers

Victims rescued,police arrest human traffickers

Two suspected human traffickers have been caught by the Lagos Police along with three women who were lured from the South-East with job promises in the state.

The report was confirmed by the Commissioner of Police - Edgal Imohimi, at a press briefing on Monday at Ikeja. He said “On July 1, the command received information that Ikechkwu Egbulefu and Vera John were involved in human trafficking.

“It was alleged that they brought some girls from Imo, Akwa-Ibom and Rivers to Lagos State for prostitution.

“On the strength of the information, FSARS operatives were directed to investigate and arrest the suspects involved.

“Investigation led to the arrest of the suspects at Wagbas Hotel Ajah, a suburb of Lagos and three victims were rescued,” the police commissioner said.

Edgal said the victims were taken to a shrine to swear oats and the proceeds made after sleeping with men were handed over to the suspects.

After the investigation has been concluded, the suspects will be charged to court.

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