The Nationwide Company for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Individuals (NAPTIP), has mentioned that it rescued 135 victims and arrested 86 suspected human traffickers in Kano State from January until date.
Mr Shehu Umar, the Commander answerable for NAPTIP in Kano Zone, made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen on Tuesday in Kano.
Omar mentioned that the rescued 135 victims comprised 23 males and 112 females.
He additional defined that the command acquired 86 instances which concerned 22 exterior and inside human trafficking, 28 little one abuse instances, 5 little one labour instances, 4 sexual abuse instances and 6 rape instances.
The zonal commander additionally mentioned 21 of the instances have been transferred to different related safety businesses.
“Out of 86 suspects arrested, 44 have been females and 42 males.
“On receiving data, the company carried out operations from Jan to Sept. 11 which led to the arrest of the suspects and rescuing of the victims,” he mentioned.
He, nevertheless, warned Nigerians in opposition to embarking on abroad journeys recklessly within the identify of looking for greener pasture,” NAN reviews.