The Osun State Police Command has arrested an alleged human trafficker, Adebisi Muideen, for reportedly taking four teenage girls from Osun to Tripoli in Libya.
Three out of the teenagers, according to the command’s spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola escaped miraculously when they arrived Kano, on their way to the North Africa country.
Muideen, according to findings was reported to have organised a birthday party at a hotel in Ile-Ife and invited the girls, whose foods and drinks were sedated.
The action was said to have made the girls sleep deeply so as to convey them to his desired destination.
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Opalola told newsmen that the girls’ parents reported the matter to the police and the girls were rescued and reunited with their families but the whereabouts of the fourth girl was not known.
“The suspect said the girls willingly accepted to go to Libya to work. He said his brother who resides in Tripoli instructed him to get girls for him and send the girls to one man in Kano who will take them to Libya from Kano.
“The suspect said when he got to the man’s house in Kano, he met so many girls that were being processed for the journey to Libya.
“The case would be diligently investigated and charged to court at the completion of the investigation.”