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Mom-of-2 jailed for trafficking

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A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has sentenced one Miracle Ita to two years imprisonment for trafficking a 16 year old girl from Oron, Akwa-Ibom to Lagos for prostitution. She is to also pay a fine of N250, 000.

Miracle Ita, 27. and a mother of 2, who is a professional prostitute, was arrested by operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on July 15, 2016 at Okon Brothel, Ajah, Lagos where she was exploiting the victim.

When was later arraigned in Court. Delivering judgement on Tuesday, Honourable Justice Obiozor found her guilty and subsequently sentenced her to 2 years imprisonment with additional fine of N250,000.

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