Court sentences man to 5 years imprisonment for trafficking two persons from Kano to Libya

Court sentences man to 5 years imprisonment for trafficking two persons from Kano to Libya

Court sentences man to 5 years imprisonment for trafficking two persons from Kano to Libya

A 44-year-old man, Mohammed Usman, has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for trafficking two persons from Kano to Libya.

 

The convict was prosecuted by the National Agency For the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).

 

NAPTIP in a statement on Thursday, May 16, 2024, said Usman was found guilty on two counts preferred against him by the agency. 

 

“Mohammed Usman from Walalambe, Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State, was found guilty on two counts and sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for each count, *without the option of fine*, for procuring the illegal entry of two individuals from Kano to Libya. This is a violation of the Trafficking In Persons Act 2015 and is punishable under Section 26(1). Justice is served!,” the statement read. 

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