A man was arrested by some Edo youths for allegedly selling Nigerian girls into slavery in Libya. According to information gathered, the man was allegedly responsible for selling Nigerian girls who are looking for greener pastures in Europe into slavery as they pass through Libya.
The man was accosted by some youths who accused him of selling country girls into slavery as he was beaten before being dragged away.
Further details about the suspect’s whereabouts were not given.
Meanwhile, In the midst of the uproar over revelations that Libyan nationals are buying and selling migrants as slaves in Libya, it was reported that Nigerians based in the country also sell their fellow countrymen.
One of the Libyan returnees, 26-year-old Odion Saliu, a hairdresser from Edo State, said she was kidnapped and handed over to a Nigerian, who forced her to call her mother.
According to her, her mother in Benin paid N200, 000 but she was again sold by the same Nigerian for 3,000 dinars (about N794, 000).