By; DAHIRU SULEIMAN, Dutse
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) in Jigawa State has rescued yet another set of four victims suspected to have been trafficked from different parts of the country.
State Commander of the NIS, Isma’il Abba Aliyu disclosed this while parading the victims at the command’s headquarters in Dutse.
He said personnel of the command operating along Kazaure, Babura and Ringim axis were responsible for the interception of four suspected trafficked ladies en route Libya at Gurai village in Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
He said the personnel have also arrested an accomplice of the victims by the name of Mukhtari Zubairu that is also a level 13 officer at the Babura Local Government Area Council.
‘The victims were rescued at Gurai Village in Jigawa/Katsina border, before onward trip to Tripoli in Libya via the Niger Republic,” he said.
He explained that all the victims are from four different states of Osun, Ogun, Lagos and Akwa Ibom and ranging from 16 to 33 years of age bracket.
The state commandant said they would be handed over to NAPTIP for profiling and further investigation.