Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Couple Found Guilty Of Trafficking 2 Nigerian Women And Forcing Them Into Prostitution With Juju

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Lizzy Idahosa, 24, and husband, Jackson Omoruyi, 41, have been found guilty of trafficking in people and forcing two Nigerian women into prostitution after making them see a witchdoctor for a 'juju' ceremony, in which their pubic hair was shaved and they were made to eat live snakes.

Lizzy and Jackson made more than £70,000 out of the women who worked as prostitutes all over the UK. Idahosa was convicted of trafficking the women, inciting them to become prostitutes and transferring criminal property. Omoruyi, was found guilty of money laundering.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Four Women Arrested For Secretly Selling 9 Year Old Girl For N650,000 After Abducting Her From Home

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The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four women for allegedly abducting and selling a nine-year-old girl, identified simply as Blessing, for N650,000. The women are Fausat Ogidan, Abibat Oresanya, Bola Obajuruwa and Idiyat Abass. Our correspondent gathered that the women were apprehended on Sunday, June 6, after a tip-off.

The state Commissionerof Police, Umar Manko, had directed the command’s Special Anti-RobberySquad, led by SP Abba Kyari, to go after the child sellers’ syndicate. Ogidan, who was with the nine-year-old girl, and collected the sum on behalf of others, was arrested in the Gbagada area of Lagos. Our correspondent gathered that the 51-year-old woman, who is married with four children, had arranged to sell the girl and on that Sunday.