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Man jailed for trafficking and sexually exploiting a victim in Maiduguri

Oct 25, 2022

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Maiduguri Zonal Command says it has secured a four years jail term against one Muhammad Abubakar, 25, for human trafficking and sexual exploitation.


The agency in a statement, said Abubakar was arraigned before Hon. Justice Jude Dakat of the Federal High Court in Maiduguri and convicted for the offence on Tuesday, October 25, 2022. 


“The charge was filed at the Federal High Court in Maiduguri, Borno State, on June 24, 2022. The convict was sentenced to four years imprisonment on a two-count charge of trafficking and procuring one victim, as well as having sexual relations with her; an offense punishable under section 13 and 16 of the Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Enforcement and Administration Act, 2015 as Amended.” the statement read.