Human Traffickers Specialized In Recruiting Underaged Girls Into Prostitution, Arrested By Rivers Police
Detectives of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Rivers State Police Command, have arrested one Mary Samson in connection with the abduction and trafficking of one Favour Cleopas ‘F’ aged 15 years on 29th January 2023. The suspect allegedly took the victim to Lagos State on 5th February 2023 for Prostitution.
Investigation revealed that the suspect conspired with one Blessing Christopher to send the girls to one Christabel Christopher, who is into prostitution in Lagos State.
Two victims earlier trafficked to Lagos by the suspect, Tari Paul ‘F’ 16yrs and Blessings Temple ‘F’ 16yrs, have been rescued by Detectives and are helping in the investigation.
In another Development, the Rivers State Police have arrested one Victoria Okon “F,” 23yrs, Jessica Ndifreke “F,” 26yrs, Charity Samuel ‘F’19yrs and Chinaza Daniel ‘F’ 25yrs in connection with the abduction of a 4 year old Unique Tan Timitoms ‘M’ at Afam. Victoria, who is known by the victim was said to have lured him to the other suspects. Suspects were eventually arrested while trying to transport their victim to Aba. Meanwhile, the victim has been reunited with his parents.
The Command admonishes all residents of Rivers State to be cautious in exposing their children to neighbours and friends they do not truly know.
SP. GRACE IRINGE-KOKO,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
RIVERS STATE POLICE COMMAND,