Sokoto state Police command have arrested two persons for their alleged involvement in human trafficking and other related offences.
The spokesman of the command DSP Sanusi Abubakar who confirmed the arrest to TVC NEWS says the suspects will be paraded by the state Police command after conclusion of investigation.
Sources in Illela where the arrest took place told TVCNEWS that one of the suspects was arrested at the border town with the victim, which he attempted to traffic to Libya through Niger Republic
He says the other accomplice of the suspect was arrested in Sokoto town.
A source who is familiar with the case told TVCNEWS that the other accomplice was arrested at a popular hotel in Sokoto Metro Police.
Sokoto state has been a route and destination of trafficking in persons as the perpetrators of the crime take advantage of the porous nature of the land borders in the state.
Over twenty two persons were rescued by operative of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Person NAPTIP in Sokoto from the hand of suspected human traffickers.