6 minors rescued, 6 arrested over child exploitation at Krachi fishing communities


At least six people have been arrested by the police in two separate operations over recruitment and exploitation of children in fishing communities in the Krachi East Municipality.

In all six minors between the ages of eight and 16 have been rescued by the police.

Acting PRO of the Oti Regional Police Command, ASP John Nchor said the suspects are Michael Amedzeke Robert, 24 who is suspected to have trafficked the victims from Battor in the Volta Region, Kofi Hormekey, 48, Samuel Wornumawu, 36, Nterim Boanyi, 26, Mawuko Anagli Albert, 73 and Hammond Teye Ametepe.

The operation was conducted by the Oti Regional Anti Human Trafficking Unit with support from International Justice Mission and the Dambai Social Welfare Office.

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