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Police arrest 14 teenage sex workers and their pimp

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested 14 teenagers, who were allegedly forced into prostitution.

PUNCH
METRO learnt that the girls, who were arrested during a raid on a
brothel, Temiogbe, in Akute area of the state, are between the ages of
13 and 20.
Spokesperson
for the command, Mr. Muyiwa Adejobi, an assistant superintendent of
police, told PUNCH METRO that the brothel not only harboured commercial
sex workers but also served as a hideout for hoodlums in the area.

He
said, “Based on recent directives to the force given by the
Commissioner of Police, Mr. Nicholas Nkemdeme, to embark on constant
raid of black spots, the policemen attached to Ajuwon Division, led by
the Divisional Police Officer, Mr. Isukkekhe Oisamaye, carried out a
raid on the brothel.

“Fourteeen
teenage girls between the ages of 13 and 20 being forced into
prostitution were arrested there. Upon enquiries, this brothel has been
harbouring hoodlums, who terrorise the area. 
“The ladies will soon be handed over to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons for necessary action.”
Adejobi
said criminals who did not change their ways would face the full wrath
of the law, adding that parents and guardians should monitor their
children and wards closely so as to prevent them from taking to crime..
Source: Punchnewspaper

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