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  • Crime - Delta
  • Updated: July 03, 2022

Police Arrest Three Human Traffickers In Delta 

Police in Delta State on Saturday arrested three ladies who allegedly specialised in trafficking girls for prostitution.

The suspects include Ado-Obi Oguguo (38), Chidima Osita (36) and Nkiruka Ikechukwu (30).

Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Bright Edafe who confirmed the arrest in a statement, said the suspects were smoked out of their hiding in Omerigboma camp, Oko near Asaba, the state capital.

Edafe stated that their arrest followed discreet investigation necessitated by a petition to the Area Commander Asaba, written on behalf of a 13-year old victim of child trafficking (name withheld).

He said the victim, a native of Izza North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, was to be taken to Onicha-Ugbo in Delta State for prostitution.

According to him, preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects were into prostitution.

He added that they had on June 22, 2022, arranged for a 16-year old girl, one Chidinma, to be taken to Mali for prostitution.

“Investigation is ongoing and effort to arrest other members of the syndicate is ongoing,” Edafe stated.

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