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E/R: 20 foreign nationals rescued from suspected human traffickers

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Police in the Eastern Region have arrested some foreign nationals suspected to be human traffickers.

About 20 victims including three young women detained in a house were rescued during the operation. The suspects are said to have rented an apartment at Trom, a suburb of New Juaben South Municipality and through the internet, recruited their victims mostly from Burkina Faso under the guise of securing them well-paid jobs in Ghana.

Upon the arrival of their victims, they detained and extorted monies from them as well as seized their travel documents and mobile phones. Dozens of mobile phones, Burkinabe Military uniforms, documents, ID cards, laptops, cameras among others were retrieved from the suspects.

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