A Kano State high court has sentenced a 53-year-old man, Hycinth Uchechukwu Enekwechi to two years in prison for human trafficking.
Human Trafficker Jailed In Kano
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, November 24.
According to NAPTIP, Enekwechi was jailed for attempting to procure the illegal entry of three girls from Oyo and Osun to Libya through Niger Republic.
The agency said Enekwechi bagged two years jail term with an additional fine of N250,000 after he was convicted on Wednesday.
“The convict – a 53years old Male of No. 59 Abeokuta Road, Sabon Gari Quarters, Kano State was sentenced to 2 years imprisonment with an additional fine of N250,000 for attempting to procure the illegal entry of 3 Females to go from Oyo and Osun State respectively to Libya through Niger Republic.” the statement read.
KanyiDaily had also reported how police rescued a 22-year-old man, Ayomide Fawehinmi from mob after he was caught allegedly stealing a child in Lagos State.