Police nab nine Europe bound victims of human traffickers in Katsina

0
63

Katsina State Police Command has arrested no fewer than nine suspected Europe bound victims of human traffickers at the state’s border.

 

The six girls and three young men were intercepted by the joint border patrol team attached to Mai’adua division at about 12 noon last Saturday, July 25, on transit to Libya en route Italy and Spain.

The spokesperson of the command, Gambo Isah, a Superintendent of Police (SP), who paraded the suspects before newsmen in Katsina Thursday, confirmed that the driver of the motor vehicle, a Volkswagen Golf with registration number: KATSINA ZNG43XA, one Alkasim Ibrahim aged 24 years, conveying the suspects is also helping the police investigation.

RELATED NEWS:Armed Robbers Attack Bullion Van, Kill Four Policemen In Ebonyi

Isah assured that security operatives were on the trail of the suspected human trafficking syndicate conveying the youths aged between 17 and 36 years from different southwestern States to neighbouring Niger Republic through Kano and Katsina States.

READ ALSO:Police arrest three out of five who gang raped lady in Ogun

According to him, the arrested youngsters would be handed over to National Agency Against Trafficking in Persons for prosecution after the police investigations

Watch Leakblast TV channel from around the world

He also expressed concern that a large number of persons were still susceptible to the tricks of human traffickers despite widely known ordeals of many victims abroad.

Thanks for Reading via the most updated news portal

About Leakblast.com

Share your story with us

Advertise With us

Encourage & Support LeakBlast

Feel free to contact us

Call Us:+234(0)9073726403
Get us on Whatsapp: +234(0)8181166425      
Email Us: editors@leakblast.com

 

SUPPORT LEAKBLAST JOURNALISM OF INTEGRITY AND CREDIBILITY

Good  journalism costs a lot of money.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble Endeavor.

By contributing to LeakBlast, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Support LeakBlast

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here