The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Kano State command has said in its effort to nip in the bud the act of human trafficking, the agency has rescued six victims of human trafficking and arrested one person for allegedly facilitating an illegal trip in Kano.
Speaking on Tuesday in Kano, NAPTIP’s Zonal Commander in charge of Kano, Mr Abdullahi Babale, disclosed this to newsmen.
He stated that the operatives of the agency rescued the victims at Kwanar Madugu in Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano, on their way to Libya.
According to him, the victims were two females and four males, while the suspected facilitator of the trip was also a male.
He added that “our preliminary investigation revealed that they were all indigenes of Edo, on their way to Libya for exploitative labour.”
He further disclosed that an in-depth investigation had begun to bring the suspect to book and return the victims to their base.
Babale however advised members of the public to be extra careful of disgruntled elements, who are desperate to lure them to the thinking that the place they are taking them to is full of honey.
He said that most of them will end up losing their lives or become miserable till the end of their lives, because of the pathetic and saddened lives they will be forced to live.