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Prostitution: Lagos RRS rescue three teenagers

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Officers of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command have rescued three teenage girls allegedly brought into Lagos from Akwa Ibom State for prostitution.

This was made known in a statement, yesterday, by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin.

“The girls were rescued on January 8, 2023, at about 0600hrs, when a patrol team noticed their suspicious movements within the area. The girls revealed that they were fleeing the custody of a mistress, who brought them from Akwa Ibom to Lagos under the guise of employment. The teenagers, simply identified as Saviour, 14; Bright, 13 and Deborah, 12, were rescued at the Itamaga area of Ikorodu, Lagos State.

“The girls were allegedly locked in a hotel and starved for days by their mistress to force them to accept the job.

“Upon questioning, the girls revealed that they were fleeing the custody of a mistress, who brought them from Akwa Ibom to Lagos under the guise of employment.

“They were locked by their mistress (still at large) in a hotel and starved for days, to force them into
accepting prostitution…

“Contact has been established with the victims’ families…”

The Commander, RRS, CSP Saheed Olayinka Egbeyemi, in line with the directive of the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, has transferred the victims to the Gender Unit of the Lagos State Command for further investigation.”

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