HUMAN TRAFFICKING: Immigration arrests woman in Ekiti over human trafficking

Mrs Mary Omowaye, have been arrested by the Operatives of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) for alleged human trafficking. The NIS officials made the arrest on Tuesday when the suspect visited the command’s Passport Office in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, to procure international passports for three girls to travel to Italy for jobs the Service deemed illegal. The suspect was operating in connivance with her Italy-based sister, Jumoke, and one Mr Jamiu, whose alleged racket was processing travelling visas for girls to be trafficked.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) said they will work in conjunction with NAPTIP to arrest the chief syndicates, Mr Jamiu in Lagos and Jumoke in Italy, for prosecution.



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