Court sentence 23 Nigerians and a French Man to 7 years imprisonment for Sex Trafficking

A French court has sentenced 23 Nigerians and one Frenchman to 7 years imprisonment, they were said to be members of a Lyon-based sex trafficking ring.

One of Europe’s most wanted woman and Edo-born fugitive, Jessica Edosomwan accused of being the head of the sex trafficking ring which recruited women from Nigeria was sentenced in absentia.

AFP reported that 35-year-old Pastor Stanley Omoregie who claimed he only wanted to help the people in his community was also handed a prison sentence.

The convicts were arraigned in court after over 17 women who made up to 150,000 euros ($166,000) a month for the syndicate by selling sex in vans parked by the side of the road for as little as 10 euros filed a complaint against them.

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Source: AFP

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