Mama Gee arrested for human trafficking, 6 victims rescued

A 40-year-old woman,  Rita Oti, popularly known as Mama Gee, has been arrested for being a human trafficker in Nasarawa state.

The command’s spokesperson, Ramhan Nansel, in a statement on Tuesday, October 6, said the suspect was arrested on September 29, when police intercepted a Volkswagen Sharon vehicle driven by one Godwin Yaasa with six occupants.

According to the police spokesman, the other occupants of the car were within the age range of 16 to 24, adding that they were heading for the Alagbado area of Lagos State.

Upon interrogation, the police discovered that the suspect lured the victims from Benue State under the pretext of giving them jobs without their parents’ consent.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe has ordered the transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Lafia for exhaustive investigation and reunite the victims with their families.

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