About 40 instances involving home and sexual violence, sexual abuse of minors, rape, incest, sodomy, are presently underneath investigation, the Nationwide Company for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Individuals (NAPTIP), has mentioned.
The company mentioned these instances had been recorded in the course of the 5 weeks lockdown ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari.
NAPTIP famous that some individuals took benefit of the interval to unleash violence on their family members who’re principally ladies.
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The company additionally mentioned that over 400 individuals have been prosecuted for human trafficking.
Director-Normal of NAPTIP, Julie Okah-Donli disclosed this on the commissioning of a water mission donated by ex-beauty queen and founder, African Students Care Initiative (ASCI), Pleasure Onumajuru-Osomiamhe, to the LEA major faculty in Jahi 1, Abuja.
She warned that the company wouldn’t hesitate to invoke the related legal guidelines to take care of anybody discovered to be disturbing the peace of the nation at this era.