Twenty-four girls who were trafficked from Akwa-Ibom State to Lagos, for prostitution, were rescued at Abbatoir, Agege area of the state, by the Police, Thursday.
Arrested, were four men suspected to have brought them.
The girls whose ages were between 13 and 22 years, lived in shanties, where their male customers patronized them. They revealed during interrogation that they collected N1,500 from their male customers but had to reduce the price because of the impact of the COVID-19.
Activities of the traffickers came to limelight, following a report of the disappearance of one of the girls, by her relatives in Akwa-Ibom state. It was gathered that during investigation, she was traced to the shanties in Agege, where she was engaged as a commercial sex worker.
Surprisingly, a t...