Police Rescued 35 Teenage Girls From Sex Slavery In Anambra
police operatives combed the hotel on June 13 and rescued the girls being used as sex slaves, prostitutes and baby producers.
The Anambra State Police Command have rescued 35 teenagers between 14 years and 17 years who were allegedly being used as sex slaves.
Police spokesman Toochukwu Ikenga, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), said in a statement he issued in Awka that four of the rescued victims were expectant mothers.
Mr Ikenga stated that they were rescued from a hotel in Nkpor, Idemili North Local Government Area of the state.
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He added that police operatives combed the hotel on June 13 and rescued the girls being used as sex slaves, prostitutes and baby producers.
The DSP said: “The operatives rescued 35 girls and four of them are pregnant; the victims shall be handed to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons for their welfare and rehabilitation.”
He stated also that three persons were arrested in connection with the crime and that three pump action guns, seven cartridges and cash were recovered.
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“The police arrested three persons and also recovered N877, 500, the suspects would be charged to court after investigation,” he said.