79 foreigners rescued in human trafficking raid in Nairobi

79 victims of human trafficking arrested PHOTO/COURTESY
79 victims of human trafficking arrested PHOTO/COURTESY

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Friday evening rescued 79 foreigners from human traffickers at Mlango Kubwa area in Starehe Constituency, Nairobi.

The victims aged between 19-45 included 75 Comorans, three Ugandans and a Congolese.

According to the DCI, the victims were rescued by police acting on a tip off.

“Detectives have already commenced investigations to nab the perpetrators of this heinous crime,” said the DCI.

Also on Friday, 90 other victims were rescued from different parts of Nairobi. They included 86 Comorans, 3 Ugandans and a Somali national.


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