Nigerian anti-human trafficking firm saves 19 women in Jigawa state|News Ghana

Human trafficking

Nigeria’s anti-human trafficking firm has actually saved 19 women and jailed 4 individuals believed of associating with a human trafficking racket in the nation’s Jigawa state, a main validated Monday.

Basheer Garba-Mohammed, head of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP, informed reporters in the city of Kano that the saved victims are women aged 14 to 29, who were expected to be trafficked to Europe through Niger.

NAPTIP got an intelligence report stating that the suspects harbored the victims in their home in Jigawa state prior to moving them in batches to Niger.

“On receiving the information, a special operation was coordinated by NAPTIP Joint Border Task Force in collaboration with Katsina state police Command, and the 19 victims were rescued on Aug. 18,” Garba-Mohammed stated, including the 4 believed traffickers were jailed on the very same day. Enditem

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