“I Use Charms To Get Customers and get rich men”- Martha Edea Confesses aftr being arrested
A female human trafficker alleged to be a prostitute identified as Martha Edea, 30, has been arrested in Lagos by the police while on her way to Ivory Coast.
The suspect who was arrested yesterday was seen with a creamy substance, she said the charms were specially prepared for her to get more customers when she gets to Abidjan where she had been a prostitute in the past one year
Martha said that she prepared two Charms for the trip. One is a cream to make her see work or get customers, that Everybody dey uses it. Her friend recommended it to her. The other is ‘back to sender’ and that she bought that in an open market in Benin.
Martha, a mother-of-two, according to her, she was lured into prostitution in Ivory Coast by one Mariam who told her there were chances of securing a good job there. She was later introduced to prostitution where she slaved for months to raise N180, 000.
Martha was later abandoned in Abidjan by Mariam, who after collecting the repayment travelled to Spain.Martha was arrested with two teenagers she recruited in Benin, Edo State.They were en-route Abidjan through Lagos when those who suspected them reported them. The teenagers are Francess Bamidele, 19 and Elo Etim, 18.
While Francess didn’t inform her guardian about the trip, Elo notified her mother after being fully briefed that the job is prostitution, the mother prayed for her, assisted with some money and a phone number to call.
She said that instead of giving it free to boys on the streets, she should go and make money with it where she is going.