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Six Nigerian girls rescued from prostitution in Burkina Faso

23 July 2015, 17:04

Ibadan - Six Nigerian girls have been rescued from prostitution in Burkina Faso after being tricked into leaving the country, Punch reported.

The girls were reunited with their parents in Ibadan on their return to the country, where they were met by the Nigeria Immigration Service.

Also read: Man, sisters jailed for underage girls prostitution

According to reports, the girls were tricked by a woman who had promised them better lives but did not disclose that they would be involved in prostitution.

In Burkina Faso, the girls were locked inside a room by the trafficker and it was only through the escape of one of the girls that police were alerted.

The Nigerian embassy assisted in arranging emergency travelling documents in order for their safe return.

For more on this story visit Punch

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