Monday, 3 October 2016

88-year-old woman nabbed for purchasing 6-year-old girl for N500,000

An 88-year old woman, identified only as Loveth, has been arrested by operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP in Edo State for allegedly abducting and selling a 6-year old girl, simply identified as Success.
The spokesman for Edo State, Mr. Nduka Nwanwene, who confirmed the incident to newsmen at the weekend, said the victim was allegedly kidnapped around Upper Sakponba in September, in Oredo Local Government Area of the state and trafficked to Onitsha, Anambra State, where the suspect purchased her for over N500,000.
Nwanwene said, “The girl was trafficked to Onitsha into an orphanage home, where an 88-year-old woman from Asaba in Delta State, purchased her for N500, 000."