Sisters sent to jail for human trafficking

Human trafficking remains a serious crime against humanity and is punishable by law


The duo were arraigned in court on a 10- count charge ‎ that contravened the provisions of Sections 13, 14, 18 and 26(b) of the Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Enforcement and Administration Act, 2015.‎
‎The prosecution counsel from the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Mr. Aondona Orti, Chief Legal Officer,  told the court that ‎ the 25 year old  Rita Chinyere Ani belonged to a network of Nigerian traffickers based in Abu Dhabi and engaging Nigerian girls in international prostitution in that country.

‎Others arraigned by NAPTIP in connection to the illicit trade were ‎Ozigi Abdulkarim (32 years old from Kogi State) and Princewill James (34years old from Bayelsa State)

Author: Jenny

A freelance Journalist, and an advocate of peace

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