A 37-year-old man has been sentenced to prison for trafficking in girls for the purpose of prostitution.
Eboigbe who was arraigned on 12 counts before Justice A. A. Okeke, was arrested by officials of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), in the state, following a tip-off.
The victims who were between the ages of 15 and 21 years, were also rescued from Eboigbe.
Eboigbe had pleaded not guilty to the charges, which were said to be contrary to sections 15a, 16 and 19b of the Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Law Enforcement and Administration Act, 2003.
Justice Okeke, however, sentenced him to a 10-year jail term, when the case resumed on February 29, 2016.