A total of twenty-two underage girls have been freed from a prostitution home in Ogun state on Friday, 7th of May,2021.
The rescue was made by the Ogun state police command and the teenage girls were said to have been lured from Akwa Ibom state to Ogun state.
The spokesperson of the Police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi explained that they acted on intelligence received and proceeded to rescue the teenage girls.
‘On interrogation, the girls narrated how they were lured from their respective villages in Akwa ibom state to come to Ogun state, with the promise to employ them as sales girls in restaurants and supermarkets, only for them to get to Lagos and transferred to a brothel in Ogun state as commercial sex workers.
They narrated further that, they were deprived of using phone or any communication devices, therefore, making it impossible for them to reach out to their parents or relations.
The manager of the hotel one isaac Ogbaji m’ 33yrs and ten other male suspects were also arrested during the operation” Oyeyemi’s statement