EOCO and Ghana Police bust human trafficking syndicate in Accra [Articles & Interventions News Feature]

In a joint operation, the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) and the Ghana Police Service have apprehended a human trafficking syndicate, leading to the arrest of forty-nine Nigerian nationals. 

EOCO in a statement said the suspects, consisting of forty-seven males and two females, aged between 18 and 34, were taken into custody in Accra.

The arrested individuals are believed to be involved in human trafficking and cybercrime-related activities. 

During the operation, authorities discovered and seized seventy laptop computers, two saloon cars, fifty-one mobile phones, nine internet modems, and other devices from the syndicate's hideout.

Upon further investigation and screening of the suspects, it was revealed that forty-five of them were victims of human trafficking, while the remaining four were identified as traffickers. The rescued victims have been repatriated to Nigeria, where they will be reunited with their families... 

Source: https://www.graphic.com.gh/news/general-news/eoco-and-ghana-police-bust-human-trafficking-syndicate-in-accra.html

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