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Couple who specializes in human trafficking to Burkina Faso arrested in Ogun state.

Men of the ogun state police command  have apprehended a couple identified as Goddy and Ebere Samuel for allegedly engaging in human  trafficking to Burkina Faso.

According to the statement made by the spokesperson of Ogun state police command, Abimbola oyeyemi, the couple was arrested after a complaint  was lodged against them from Atan ota divisional headquarter by a man identified as Adeniji reporting  that his 16 year old daughter Maria Adeniji mysteriously disappeared from home  on the 16th of October 2022 and while trying to find  his  daughter , he was informed that his missing daughter was last seen with Mrs. Ebere Samuel a day prior.

After  the complain , the Accused  which is Mrs Ebere was summoned  to the police  station and was interrogated and she blatantly denied ever seeing Maria a day before she went missing.

Inability to clarify her innocence about the allegation leveled against her  the police force detained  her at the station , but unfortunately for her, her husband was interrogated just like her and he confessed to have taken the missing Maria to an undisclosed location in lagos awaiting for  her transportation to Burkina Faso.

The SP in his statement  disclosed that this couple have been  specializing in this  business for a while and their other counterparts are in Burkina Faso.

HE also added that the state commissioner of police CP Lanore Bankole  he immediately ordered for the immediate transfer of the couple to human trafficking  and child Labour Unit of the  state  criminal investigation  department for thorough investigation.