2 JULY 2020
A young lady is currently in the grips of the Edo State Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and other related matters, NAPTIP.
The 28-year-old identified as Vivian Francis was nabbed for luring her three siblings from Cross River State to Benin city just for prostitution.
This was revealed in a statement by the zonal commander of NAPTIP, Mrs. Ijeoma Uduak that areas;
“We clamped down on the convict during the COVID-19 lockdown at a popular hotel in Benin. She confessed to going to Cross River State to bring the three girls, who were aged 15, 17, and 18. She told them that she had secured pub attendant jobs for them, but when they got to Benin, she started using them for prostitution and collecting the proceeds.
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She was arrested and charged for violating Section 13 of the NAPTIP Act. She pleaded guilty and was convicted and sentenced to one-year imprisonment with an option of N125,000 fine.”