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Fake Army Officer Arraigned for Alleged Human Trafficking in Edo

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) Benin Zonal Command has charged a 35-year-old man named Kilo Ken, also known as Kingsley Egharevba, for impersonating a Nigeria Army commander.

 

The suspect, who was charged with assisting one Nifemi Afolabi (F) a.k.a Halima, now at large, in organizing foreign travels for a victim (name withheld) for the purpose of prostitution and knowing the victim would be forced into prostitution in Libya, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

 

NAPTIP counsel Mrs Oburoh Victoria Okanigbuan revealed that the suspect committed the offence in Benin City in October 2019.

 

Before adjourning the case till June 15, 2023, Justice A.A Adewemimo ordered that the suspect continue with the administrative bail pending when the application for his bail is formally filed before the court.

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