Penalty For Human Trafficking In Nigeria

Penalty For Human Trafficking

Do you know that all forms of human trafficking in Nigeria are prohibited?Any person who recruits, transports, transfers, harbours or receives another person by means of –

  1. Threat or use of force or other forms of coercion.
  2. Abduction, fraud, deception, abuse of power or position of  vulnerability;
  3. Giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent or control of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploiting that person;

 Commits an offence and is liable on conviction to imprisonment of not less than 2 years and a fine of not less than N250,000.

 Section 13, Trafficking In Person (Prohinbition) Enforcement And Administration Act 2015.

Tell a friend to tell a friend.Source – Legalnaija

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