• Two Nigerians nabbed for drug trafficking in India

    Two Nigerians nabbed for drug trafficking in India

    According to reports, the police in India, weekend, arrested two Nigerian nationals – Nwite Sunday, 32, and Nduba Joseph, 25, for drug trafficking.

    The duo were apprehended with 50 gram of cocaine worth Rs. 2.5 lakh (N1.2m), from an apartment in Indiranagar where they resided.

    A joint commissioner, crime, Ravindra Yadav, told The Hindu that the police also seized their travel documents for further investigations.

    He said the accused confessed that they used to get cocaine from their contact, identified as Ben from […]

  • 57 victims of human trafficking rescued by NAPTIP in Katsina

    57 victims of human trafficking rescued by NAPTIP in Katsina

    The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and other Related Matters, NAPTIP, Kano Zonal Command, said it had rescued 57 victims of human trafficking in Katsina State.

    The NAPTIP Zonal Commander, Mr Shehu Umar said, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Tuesday, that the latest arrest raise the number of victims rescued to 263 this year.

    He said the 57 victims were intercepted on Saturday, Oct. 8.

    “The victims were intercepted in two separate […]

  • Police arrest woman, 88, over alleged trafficking of 6-year-old girl

    Police arrest woman, 88, over alleged trafficking of 6-year-old girl

    According to reports, the long arm of the law has caught up with an 88-year old woman, who allegedly abducted a six-year old girl in Benin City.

    The suspect was said to have been arrested by operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons.

    The victim, identified as Success, was allegedly kidnapped around Upper Sakponba in September, in Oredo Local Government Area and trafficked to Onitsha, Anambra State, where the suspect, said to be from Asaba, in Delta […]

  • Economic revival, key to checking human trafficking in Nigeria, says Buhari

    Economic revival, key to checking human trafficking in Nigeria, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York said that the anti-corruption campaign of his administration and the economic programme of diversification will significantly address the lack of job opportunities and deprivation that make Nigerian youths vulnerable to recruitment by human traffickers.

    He made the remark at the meeting on Modern Slavery hosted by the Prime Minister of United Kingdom, Theresa May on the margins of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA71), at the residence of the […]

  • Police Arrest 6 Human Trafficking Syndicate, Rescue 12 Kids In Delta

    Police Arrest 6 Human Trafficking Syndicate, Rescue 12 Kids In Delta

    Police detectives attached to the Delta State Police Command, Asaba yesterday arrested six human trafficking syndicate who had been operating in Asaba and Okpanam communities, and rescued 12 out of the 15 children unharmed.

    Police image maker in the state, Mrs. Celestina Kalu who confirmed the arrest of the suspects, said three others were on the run, adding that the suspects detained at the Police State CID were currently helping the police with further investigation.

    She said that the leader of the […]

  • Woman caught trafficking young women, including two minors, to China to be sold as brides (Photos)

    Woman caught trafficking young women, including two minors, to China to be sold as brides (Photos)

    A woman believed to have trafficked about 30 women to China to work or be sold as brides was caught and arrested on Tuesday evening, July 5, at a Phnom Penh guesthouse, Cambodia with six potential victims, including two minors.

    Thoeun Puthea, 28, was in a room at Dara Guesthouse in Prampi Makara district when police stopped her and six young women who were set to be sent to China by way of Vietnam, according to Keo Thea, director of the […]

  • I took over my late wife’s drug trafficking business – Evangelist confesses

    I took over my late wife’s drug trafficking business – Evangelist confesses

    A 52-year-old Nigerian evangelist based in South Africa, John Arinze, has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, for allegedly attempting to export N1.4bn worth of narcotics to South Africa.

    Arinze who hails from Ara village, Nise in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State, reportedly concealed the drugs made of 92kgs methamphetamine and 73kgs ephedrine, inside two containers of foodstuff meant for export to South Africa at the Apapa Seaport in Lagos State.

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