NEWS Police nab 60-yearold with 12 girls
The police in Jigawa State have arrested a 60 yearold woman for alleged human trafficking after being found with 12 young girls below the age of 13 in Kazaure LGA of the state.
The state Commissioner of Police, Usman Tilli, said yesterday while parading the woman, Ladi Dahiru and the girls in Dutse, that she was arrested by his men on highway patrol in Kazaure on Tuesday.
According to him, the woman claimed to have taken them from their various villages for Islamiyya schools in Kabala Doki in Kaduna State, saying; “Based on our investigation, the parents of the handed over their daughters to the suspect with the belief that they were going to Islamiya schools in Kaduna. Their ages range from 9 to 12 years.
“Further investigation revealed that the suspect only had a room and parlour in Kaduna where she used the young girls for dubious acts.” he said.
The commissioner said investigation on the matter would be concluded soon and the woman would be handed over to the appropriate agency for prosecution.