NIS arrests 4 human traffickers, rescues 4 victims


Seme Border

Operatives of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Seme Border Control Post and Mazanya Border Patrol, have arrested four suspected human traffickers with four victims respectively.

The Service Public Relations Officer, Mr Sunday James disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.

James said that three of the suspected human traffickers and three victims were apprehended at Seme border on their way to Ghana.

He added that the other victim and suspect were arrested at Mazanya border patrol along Jibiya road, Katsina State making the total of eight persons respectively.

According to him, the comptroller, NIS , Seme border , Mr Joshua Ajisafe, after thorough investigation confirmed the status of the victims as being trafficked.

“The victims were deceitfully persuaded to embark on the trip for a job but on being interrogated they were discovered to be victims of trafficking for the purpose of prostitution.

“The human trafficking, an illicit business has been…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper