52 Victims Of Human Trafficking Rescued In Edo And Delta
Lady Luck has smiled on 52 victims of human trafficking in Delta and Edo State.
The victims were rescued by officers attached to the Benin Command in NAPTIP between July and September this year.
The Zonal Commander of the agency comprising Edo and Delta, Nduka Nwanwenne told the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin on Thursday that within the period under review, 15 suspected human traffickers were also arrested.
He further disclosed that 37 cases were reported within the same period, while the zone secured one conviction, with 34 cases still pending in courts.
The Zonal Commander said the Edo judiciary had designated two courts to handle cases of human trafficking.
He explained that with this development, there would be a speedy trial of such cases, thereby enabling quick dispensation of Justice.