NAPTIP confirms rescue of 44 trafficked victims in Anambra

The Public Relations Officer of the agency in the state, Anthony Okafor, revealed this information during an interview with journalists in Awka on Friday.

Throughout the year, a total of 25 cases of human trafficking were reported to NAPTIP. Among these cases, seven are currently undergoing prosecution, while 17 others remain under investigation. Although no convictions were obtained for suspects on trial in 2023.

Okafor urged citizens to promptly report any suspicious activities to NAPTIP, emphasizing that the agency will take appropriate action.

Okafor said: “We encourage the public to always report cases of human trafficking to NAPTIP, and such cases will be handled professionally while the offenders are diligently prosecuted.

“What we expect from the citizenry is a prompt reporting of cases when they happen, in line with the slogan that says when you see something, you say something.”

Culled from Naijanews