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Business Woman arrested in Bayelsa State for trafficking

A Middle-aged Business woman, Madam Florence Emeka has been arrested by the Operatives of the Bayelsa State Police Command at Twon-Brass in Brass Council Area of the state for allegedly trafficking two under-aged girls to Ghana for prostitution.

The two victims were, identified as Nengi, 15, and Preye, 14, and were reported to have been trafficked to Ghana early this year for prostitution.

While Nengi was said to have escaped from Ghana to Lagos with the help of some concerned Ghanaians who gave her transport fare that took her to Lagos, Preye was still stranded in Ghana with no hope of returning to Nigeria.

The police public relations officer (PPRO), Bayelsa State, Mr Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the arrest said the suspect would be transferred to Yenagoa for further investigation and possible prosecution.


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