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Kwara Police intercepts over 50 trafficked persons on way to Oyo amid lockdown



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By Oluwatosin Akomolafe

The Kwara State Police Command on Sunday intercepted a truck loaded with fruit items with over 50 people in a bid to smuggled them into Ogbomoso in Oyo State.


Kwara like other States in the federation has been on lockdown as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country.

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The Police Public Relations Officer, Okasanmi, stated that a trailer hid over 50 trafficked people which includes men, women and children beneath fruit items.
Okasanmi said that, “acting on an actionable intelligence, policemen from Kwara state police Command intercepted a Trailer loaded with supposed fruits but hidden beneath the friuts were women, men and young children totalling 50, being trafficked from Shinkafi in Zamfara State to Ogbomoso,”
“CP Kayode Egbetokun directed that they be escorted back to Kwara state border which was Niger from where they claimed they came through. adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ”


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