Thursday, May 13, 2021

Pastor’s wife, assistant held over human trafficking

 A pastor’s wife, one junior pastor and a third person have been arrested in connection with the alleged trafficking of a 23-year-old woman in Delta State.Detectives from Ughelli ‘A’ Division apprehended the three suspects in Oviri-Ogor community.

The Nation

Sources said the suspects first took Oghenfejiro Obotakpore to a woman in Bayelsa State before trafficking her to Libya.

One of the suspects was identified as Sunday Adeyemi, an assistant pastor of a white garment church, while the identities of the pastor’s spouse and the third suspect were yet to be ascertained at press time.

The pastor’s wife and the junior pastor were picked up following a text message from Obotakpore in Libya.

In the message sent to her family, the trafficked lady was said to have detailed her ordeal in the North African country, leading to the arrest of the three suspects.

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