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The fight against human trafficking yielded another result on Tuesday as the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) secured conviction against a human trafficker, 29 year old Ebere Jessica Nnamani from Enugu State.

Nnamani was charged on a 2-count charge of harbouring a person under 12 years old as domestic help and requiring a person to do work that is injurious to her physical, social and psychological development.

The trafficker was arrested on October 19th , 2017, for physically abusing a 7 year old girl from Ebonyi state living in her house, following a tip-off, and was arraigned on December 5th, 2017.

Delivering the judgment, the Presiding Judge, Justice Oghoghore pronounced her guilty and sentenced as follows: Count 1: 1-6 months imprisonment with an option of fine of N50,000 and for the 2nd count: 12 months imprisonment with an option of fine of N100,000.

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