Human Traffic Watch

Nigerians arrested in Spain accused of sex-trafficking

In Forced Prostitution, Human Trafficking, Prostitution, Sex Trafficking on June 7, 2013 at 9:13 am

According to the El Pais Spanish newspaper, police on Sunday said they had broken up a major sex-trafficking ring that would bring in Nigerian women via the waters of the Strait of Gibraltar and put them to work as prostitutes in Malaga and Barcelona.

The investigation began when a woman filed a complaint in the French city of Nantes. Six people, all Nigerian nationals, have been in arrested in Spain.

According to police, the traffickers would comb the streets of Benin City, Nigeria, meeting women with the offer of bringing them to Europe and promising them jobs and housing.

Source: Euro Weekly News

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