Police intercept 22 Eritreans  while being smuggled-DCI

Police intercept 22 Eritreans while being smuggled-DCI

BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI, 21ST MAY 2019-Police have arrested Twenty-two Eritrean nationals as they were being smuggled along the Thika Superhighway, Nairobi.

The  Directorate of Criminal Investigations says  the victims who had travelled from the Moyale border told police that they were headed for South Africa and had paid for the trip.

Four Kenyans behind the smuggling were arrested in the Monday evening incident .

“Twenty two victims of human trafficking-all #Eritreans were today rescued by #DCI Detectives as they were being ferried along Thika Road. All the suspects in lawful custody,” it stated.

This is the latest such arrest in two weeks in increasing cases.

It will be  recalled  that Last week, 22 others were arrested in the same spot by police who detained three cars  that were carrying the foreigners among them  17 women. 

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