A 35-year-old teacher, Ibrahim Mohammed have been arrested for sodomizing two of his students in Kano state.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) confirmed his arrest on Friday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.
Confirming the incident, Mr Shehu Umar who is the NAPTIP Zonal Commander in charge of Kano, noted that the command on 25th of August received information that Mohammed sodomised his two under-aged student at Unguwar Kadawa, Kwanar Dillalai Quarters Kano.
The arrest was made immediately the information reached NAPTIP and the 2 victims were rescued and the culprit awaits trial.
Umar revealed that the suspect was married and has been an Islamic teacher for the past seven years.
Meanwhile, the command confirmed that it rescued six victims and arrested one suspected for human trafficking in Kano.
Umar explained that the NAPTIP Joint Board Task Force (JBTF) received intelligence information on the movement of the victims and suspect.
Having received the information, the agency swung into an action and raided New Paradise Hotel, Sabin Gari, arresting a suspect while the other escaped and number of victims were rescued.
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The Kano State NAPTIP director of the revealed that most of the victims rescued are from Ogun, Oyo, Imo and Abia.
Conclusively, Umar called on the general public especially parents to ensure they know the whereabouts of their wards and to always check on them periodically at the various Almajiri schools.
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