Nigerian woman forced into prostitution, killed


A young Nigerian woman among many compatriots forced into prostitution by a gang in Prato, Italy was stabbed in the stomach with a broken bottle and murdered, police said Tuesday (17 April 2018).

Italy Police arrested two Nigerian sisters aged 34 and 40, as well as the 49-year-old husband of the latter, the suspected murderer.

The three subjected Nigerian women and girls to sexual violence including gang rape, when they tried to stop being prostitutes, police said.