Breaking: Wael Jerro, Lebanese who advertised Nigerian woman for sale on Facebook arrested

The Lebanese who advertised a Nigerian woman for sale on Facebook, Wael Jerro, has been arrested.

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, stated this on her Twitter handle on Thursday.

She noted that the suspect, who was arrested by the Lebanese government, would be prosecuted.

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“The Lebanese Government just announced the arrest of Mr. Wael Jerro for onward prosecution against criminal sales of a human, a young Nigerian girl,” she wrote.

Jerro had advertised the victim, Busari Peace, with her Nigerian passport on a Facebook page, ‘Buy and Sell in Lebanon.’

He put a price tag of $1,000 on the 30-year-old Ibadan, Oyo State, indigene.

The incident generated outrage on social media, as many Nigerians called for the arrest of the suspect and rescue of Busari.

ibrandtv.com

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