The Ogun State Police Command has arrested Comfort Innocent, a suspected human trafficking kingpin, over the abduction and trafficking of two under-aged girls.
Innocent was arrested following a report by one Oluwaseun Aduratola and one Sakirat Fasasi, both residents of Siun town in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state, who reported that she abducted their daughters: Blessing Aduratola, 15, and Hasisat Fasasi, 16.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Public Relations Officer of the command, who announced the arrest, was about taking the two girls to Libya, where they will be forced into prostitution.
The police spokesperson explained that following the report, the Divisional Police Officer of the Owode Egba Division, Mathew Ediae, swung into action with his detectives and succeeded in arresting the suspect through intelligence-driven investigation.
He said that on interrogation, the suspect confessed been a human trafficker and that she has been into the business for a long time.
She confessed further that her husband is based in Italy while she stays in Nigeria recruiting young girls and sending them to her husband in Italy en route Libya where they will be used as prostitutes.
“Concerning the two girls she recently abducted, she confessed that the two of them had been taken to Kaduna State from where they will be transported to Libya,” the police spokesperson explained.
The two victims, according to Opeyemi, have been rescued from Kaduna State by the police.