29-Year-Old Woman Jailed For Human Trafficking
The fight against human trafficking yielded another result on Tuesday as the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) secured conviction against a human trafficker, 29 year old Ebere Jessica Nnamani from Enugu State.
29-Year-Old Woman Jailed
Nnamani was charged on a 2-count charge of harbouring a person under 12 years old as domestic help and requiring a person to do work that is injurious to her physical, social and psychological development.
The trafficker was arrested on October 19th , 2017, for physically abusing a 7 year old girl from Ebonyi state living in her house, following a tip-off, and was arraigned on December 5th, 2017.
Delivering the judgment, the Presiding Judge, Justice Oghoghore pronounced her guilty and sentenced as follows: Count 1: 1-6 months imprisonment with an option of fine of N50,000 and for the 2nd count: 12 months imprisonment with an option of fine of N100,000.