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In UK Nigerian nurse blacklisted over 'juju' sex slavery ring

The victim who's identity has been withheld, had been raped and subjected to a ‘ju-ju’ death ritual before leaving Nigeria, with gang members threatening to kill her unless she paid £40,000 to them.

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The suspect, Florence Obadiaru

(misspetite)

News reports have revealed that the British nursing authorities have blacklisted a Nigerian mental health nurse following her conviction and sentencing for smuggling a younger Nigerian woman into Britain as a sex slave under the threat of a black magic curse.

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The suspect identified as Florence Obadiaru, 50, as well as two other human traffickers from an international prostitution ring had reportedly forced the 23-year-old victim to fly into Heathrow using a fake passport in September 2011.

The victim who's identity has been withheld, had been raped and subjected to a ‘ju-ju’ death ritual before leaving Nigeria, with gang members threatening to kill her unless she paid £40,000 to them.

The victim had been promised a job in the UK which would enable her to repay the debt, but upon her arrival, had been kept at Obadiaru’s house, sexually assaulted and told she was to work as a sex slave in Italy.

The plan had reportedly fallen through after Italian authorities spotted the victim's forged ID, and immediately deporting her back to the UK.

Obadiaru, from Brockley, south-east London, prior to her sentencing, had worked as a carer for 10 years, only recently finishing her degree in nursing at Bedford University in Luton.

Obadiaru was reportedly sentenced to 2 years in Jail in July 2014 after being convicted of human trafficking charges involving the victim who had been brought into the UK for sexual exploitation and arranging for her transfer to Italy.

Obadiaru has reportedly been struck-off the nursing list following a Nursing and Midwifery Council disciplinary hearing.

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The other gang members identified as Olusoji Oluwafemi and Johnson Olayinka were sentenced to 6 years and 6 months and 4 years and 6 months in jail respectively.

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