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SOUTH AFRICA: NIGERIAN ARRESTED FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING; FIVE GIRLS RESCUED

JOHANNESBURG, A 42-year-old Nigerian man and a 17-year-old girl will appear in the Springs Magistrate’s Court on the East Rand after their arrests on charges of human trafficking.

Police rescued five young girls they said had been forced into prostitution. Drugs and pornographic material were also seized from a flat.

Police received a tip-off that there is a foreign national who is abducting young girls aged between 14 and 19.

The girls were kept in a flat in the Springs CBD. Police found five of them in the building.

Four of the girls are from Balfour in Mpumalanga. The Nigerian man was arrested on Saturday while his accomplice, a 17 year-old girl was arrested on Sunday.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK