Epunchng - Most read newspaper in Nigeria 13th-September-2017 - Page 5

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 T HE police in Germany have arrested five people for allegedly smuggling Nigerian men into the country through arranged marriages. A statement by the German police said 400 police officers raided 41 apartments and rooms suspected to be linked to the gang in Berlin and other German cities. 5 German police arrest five Nigerian ‘husband smuggling ring’ Samson Folarin with agency reports Reuters reported that the gang’s suspected leaders – four women and a man, ranging in age from 46 to 65 – were arrested. Germany’s newspaper, Bild, said police investigation conducted with Portuguese authorities and Europol, revealed that no fewer than 70 men were brought in illegally through arranged marriages with Portuguese women. going to women who would fly from Portugal to join their “husbands” at the According to the police, Europol, the German immigration office to apply for European Union’s law enforcement an EU residency permit. agency, served as the host for Similar cases were detected in June operational meetings between the when the police found out that more Portuguese and German investigators. than 700 German men in Berlin had Clients had paid up to €13,000 for married pregnant asylum seekers for fake certificates, with part of the sum money. pounds American ex-boss with over unfulfilled promise suspect was arrested in his hideout in Ikorodu. “The suspect, who was interrogated by the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Ibrahim Adamu, confessed to have hit the victim’s head with a pestle three times, stating that the victim reneged on his promise to give him an unspecified amount of money; a promise the victim couldn’t keep, which angered the suspect. “The suspect, when asked why he wanted to kill the American because he refused to fulfil a promise, said he B6VB2RFPWRv2FvWBg&FPvFR( ĆR6BRBWfV67VFVBvFRv&V@6W&6vW&RRv2vfV6&FW6RFR'WBRv2vW&VBvVFRf7FFF( B&W07G'V7F( Ф&F26BfW7FvFv2vrFFrF@FRrBF&V7FVBFB7FR6VB&RVgBVGW&V@'&vrFR66RF66W67W7V7FVBfF'&W7FV@gFW"FrfbB7&R66VPfVWf( "Ɨ0FƖ6P&VFVB7W7FGF6W'fR2FWFW'&VBFFW"vVB&R7&֖2( Ф2&V&2FR6V6Vf"FR7W7V7B"WVwV6BFRW&FW 6&vRv2W&VǒVvFVF&fV6W'BआR6B( FRp2B6VFVF`R66V&GV@FW"W'6B&V0W&RVvFW6W@vV&fV6W'B`6WFVBW&6F7F( Цv6V@F&Rf&W"W6V'&0&VV'&W7FVBf"VvVFǐfFƗ6r6"VW&w77FV7FVBvfW&VB6VvR&&Fw'v27FFRT4WG&V&BF@FRG'VV7W7V7Bv0&VVFVB'W&FfW0bFRvW&6V7W&G@6fFVfV6R6'2gFW"P6WBfbBFR66VRbFP7&RFR#"זV"BFvVPbGVwW&&&7FFRv2'&W7FVBrvFRVVVvvVvVFǒGFVFVBF7FV6"&VB'FR&G6FR@UV'FW'2V6RFV26VFpWBvWBvW&PVvVFǒ&V6fW&VBg&ХVvधV'&FW'fWpvFW"6'&W7FVBGVW6F6fW76VBFFP7&RRvWfW"6BP7FVBVFW"FRfVV6R`6T&VV7G2E52WF'6V6FFF'GW&VBW&Ɨ7G0fV֒FR6v&@R7V7FFR6FW bFR6'&W7FV@6VbFRvW&VbW&Ɨ7G20&VV7FVBFRWF'6V6FffW&V@FFR6'&W7FVB`FRB"FFv&"v6R&PRv2FW7G&VBgFW Rv2F&Vvǒ&VFVW'6RW&FfW2`FRFW'FVBb7FFP6W'f6W2F&VRff62bFRE50BF''WFƗ6V@v&"BF&FVFV&W'FW"vF7VFVfVFW"GW&r&FW7@'FRvW&Vb6vfW&VBVVW2v&.( 2Rv0FW7G&VB'FPfW'VW26V7W&GvVG2vRFVFV67VffW&V@W&W2FR6V7&WF'bFP6V"旖&6BGVW6FFBFRE506VBCFv&"'W@FR6VB&VV7FVBFPffW"आR6B( FRE526V@CFFFv&"'WBvRfR&WGW&VBFPWFFR6VFW"FPvV76BFRWv0VBf"FR&RPFBv2FW7G&VBvR&PBFW&W7FVBWvBvR&RFW&W7FVBগ2W7F6R( W&FfW2bFPE52F27FFR&Rvf"F2Bb&VfW#FWGF6W&Ɨ7G2BvBvFWB&f6F( Ф&BV&ƖW"7FFVVB6VBFP&W6FV7F6WFFPE52W&FfW2FR6V7&WF'7FFV@FB'Bg&GF6pW&Ɨ7G2E52W&FfW0FR7FFRB6&VVFW'&&6rFW"&W6FVG0vFWB6W6RFR7FFVVB&VB'B( W&FfW2bFPE527V7FFR'FV"6GV7BfW"FPV'2V"F&RFFǐ&W&VgBbFV"gVFVF&RFW&6V7W&G'&vVVB2vV0&WV6FR&VFF6fFW&7F( ėB2v7BF0&6G&FBvR6FR&W6FV7FFW'fVPF&VvG2&&FP&vF6fRW"V&W'0g&gW'FW"76VB@F֖FF( vRFVBFR67FbFRW'&rff6W'2Bv&rFFR6B2vR6FVRF6W f"W7F6R( ФVvRFR6f66WFW26ƗFf"FPV6Fb7V7FFP2vfVFR7FFRE52BFVFGVFFVFW V&Ɩ2wFFRGv''WFƗ6VBW&Ɨ7G2FR6&bFP544T2"7VFV旖6BGVW6FFBFRw&WvVB7VRFP6V7W&GvV7bBfVBFv6RFR7FFVVB&VB( vP&R6ƖrWF&FW2`FRFW'FVBb7FFP6W'f6W2F6V6PVFFRfW7FvFFFR76VB'f6rWBFPW&FfW2FBW'WG&FV@FRWf7BvF&&FPV6VB( Ю( "V'&FRfFW"bGvWVBFBRBvPFfRgVFR&V֗6W0bFR666WFV&W "gFW"6VƖr2vG2आR6B( Ēf&W BƗfRwV7FFRF676f@6&F&Fw''WBFF( @RVVv6W2FFRvG2F6VRvW&R6BWfW'Fr6R&6F&Fw'FRWfVrFfRgV( Ē&VvBF&VR&GFW2`vBvVBvFFVFFR66FvF6fF&F6G&WfW'FpBFSG&FखG'VV7GW"F&Wp7FRBFRv72W6pFR6"77FVB@'&RvVB6FRFPf6ƗGB6WBfb( Ē6RFV'WBFBv2FRf'7BFPvVBFR6Bv0FRG&FBffV7FVBאf7VGFF( BWfVprvBFFV"44D27W7FG( Ф'WB#זV"BVvv2g&&7FFR6BRv2667FVBvVআRvFVBFBFR6 ֗'&"FrbfW6RW6VBVBvBआR6B( 7VFVwW7B#bv2vƶprVu$&V@B3vR6RVPvW&RFr'G'FfVWfFR&G6FR2vFV@F6V6גfW6FP֗'&"bFR6"6V7W&GBFR'G6VBR( ĆR67W6VBRb&Vp6"FVbFRWFW&V6fW&VBg&R2א'&FW.( 2'FVBWƗfRvFBFRu$F( BrrFG&fR'&6W"( ХFR44D26F@v27FFRFVFVV&wV6BVbFP6BB&V6VfV@6WfW&6G2&WBFPfFƗ6b6"VW&wf6ƗFW26RV&Ɩ0662FR7FFRFR6FB7FFV@FBFVǒFVƖvV6P&W'BB6W&F`V&W'2bFRV&Ɩ2FR&Fw'&Vf6ƗFFV@V'&( 2'&W7B( vRv6FVRF'&W7@fF22vV2F6PFB'W7FVvfW&V@&W'GFRGv7W7V7G0v&R'&vVBgFW fW7FvF2( FR6B6&V6fW&VB2ƗG&W2`7FVWG&B&FW'6F6WFV&W"r FR7W7V7G2&v6vFrW"FfFFV( 7&֖ǒ֖FV@VR&RGf6VBFVvvPFV6VfW2vgV'2( Ф&wVFFVB