NEWS Po­lice nab 60-yearold with 12 girls

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Aliyu M. Ha­m­agam, Dutse

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.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Nigeria

© PressReader. All rights reserved.