Seven Women Who Had been Being Used As S*x Employees At A Bar In Rivers Lastly Rescued
In line with The PUNCH, the Rivers State Authorities mentioned on Friday that seven women had been rescued from a bar in Rumuokwurusi, Obio/Akpor Native Authorities Space the place they had been used as s*x staff.
The state Commissioner for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation, Mrs. Inime Aguma, who disclosed this whereas talking with journalists in Port Harcourt, on the event of Worldwide Day towards Trafficking in Individuals, mentioned the women would quickly be reunited with their households.
Aguma said that the women had been amongst over 30 individuals arrested in June by safety operatives and the Nationwide Company for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Individuals, with officers of her ministry throughout a raid generally known as ‘24-Hours Bar’ at Rumuokwurusi.
Whereas stating that the state authorities led by Governor Nyesom Wike has zero tolerance for trafficking, she mentioned the women had been now within the protecting custody of the ministry, including that efforts had been ongoing to establish households of the women.
Aguma mentioned, “On a Sunday morning after we raided that bar, they (operators) didn’t count on it. The evening earlier than they paraded the women for the patrons to make their decisions. The proprietor of the power would quickly be arraigned.
“We took away over 30 folks from there and on the finish of our investigation, we discovered that they had been utilizing younger women for prostitution. We try to establish their households. Seven of them are in our custody now.”
Aguma known as for a overview of the NAPTIP legal guidelines to make it helpful to the folks, noting that the state needed to depend on a few of its amenities to accommodate points arising from trafficking.