• Notorious Nigerian female human smuggler found guilty in UK

    Notorious Nigerian female human smuggler found guilty in UK

    A Nigerian woman who forced dozens of teenage orphans into prostitution and slavery in Europe using the threat of witchcraft is facing jail in the United Kingdom after a court pronounced guilty on Wednesday.

    Franca Asemota, known to her victims as Auntie Franca, used Heathrow Airport in London as a hub to traffic at least 40 girls and young women into Europe from remote Nigerian villages.

    The 38-year-old promised them jobs, education and a better life, then used witchcraft, threats and violence […]