A young female police officer in Nigeria is accused of trafficking young children from Akwa Ibom state to Lagos state, according to information reported by Sahara reporters.
Reports have shown that the police officer known as Gloria, who is part of the Police Federal Highway Patrol Team, Badagry, an anti-trafficking police unit, is involved in the trafficking of children from one state to another.
Sources from the Sahara reporters say that the police officer brags of her ability to walk away from any alleged charges free.
An anonymous police officer and journalist informed the Sahara reporters saying, “Inspector Gloria is a police officer who stays in Idimu mobile police barracks. She trafficks children from Akwa Ibom to Lagos to be used as housemaids.”.
“One of the teenagers she brought who is 13 years old is presently going through hell and if the human rights advocates don’t wade into the matter now, she may die.” sources said.
The whistleblower also added that on the situation of these children, indicates that “This officer has always boasted that if anything happens to the girls she maltreats, or even if they die, she will cover up the case with her influence.”
“This particular 13-year-old girl, identified as Blessing, sleeps outside in the barracks. Inspector Gloria does not feed her, she tortures the girl. This girl doesn’t go to school.” The officer also reveals that some of Inspector Gloria’s victims are used as prostitutes.