Woman Jailed For Human Trafficking And Using Children To Beg For Alms In Calabar


The Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State has jailed a 35-year-old woman, Glory Asuquo for trafficking and using children for alms begging.

 

Asuquo, who hails from Akwa Ibom State, was sentenced to six months imprisonment on Tuesday, June 6 for contravening the human trafficking laws as contained in TIPPEA, 2015.

 

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in a statement on Wednesday, June 8, said Asuquo was arrested for using children to beg for alms on the streets of Calabar, the Cross River state capital. 

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