Lebanese who advertised Nigerian woman for sale on Facebook arrested

Lebanese who advertised Nigerian woman for sale on Facebook arrested

A Lebanese man, Wael Jerro, has been arrested for advertising a Nigerian lady for sale on Facebook.

WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that Jerro, who resides in Beirut Lebanon, sent in an image alongside the data page of the 30-year-old Nigerian, Peace Busari Ufuoma to a Facebook group called 'Buy and Sell Lebanon.'

The culprit had placed a $1,000 bill on the domestic worker.

However, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) on Thursday announced that the suspect has been arrested.

NIDCOM said the case was reported to the Lebanese authorities while a manhunt was launched to apprehend the suspect.

She, therefore, commended the Nigerian mission in Lebanon for its swift action.

She tweeted, "Breaking news on trafficked Nigerian girl for sale on Facebook by a Lebanese! The Lebanese Government just announced the arrest of Mr. WAEL JERRO for onward prosecution against criminal sales of a human, a young Nigerian girl.

"A big thanks to the Nigerian mission in Lebanon for swinging into immediate action."

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