Human Trafficking: NIS rescue four victims in Jigawa

In Jigawa State, the Nigerian Immigration Service rescued four individuals accused of being trafficked from various parts of the country.

Isma’il Abba Aliyu, the State Commander of the NIS, said this when presenting the victims at the command’s headquarters in Dutse.

He said personnel of the command operating along Kazaure, Babura and Ringim axes rescued them at Gurai village in Babura local government area of Jigawa State.

He said the personnel, however, arrested one suspect’s accomplice Mukhtari Zubairu.

“The victims were rescued at Gurai village in Jigawa/Katsina border before onward to Tripoli in Libya via the Niger Republic,” he said.

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He explained that all the victims are from four different states of Osun, Ogun, Lagos and Akwa Ibom and ranging from 16 to 33 year age bracket.

State commandant said they would be handed over to NAPTIP for further investigation.

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