DCI detectives bust human-trafficking ring, rescue 16 aliens
Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have busted a human-trafficking ring, rescuing 16 aliens on the Marsabit-Isiolo highway.
The aliens who were aboard three vehicles were being trafficked by 6 suspects who are now in lawful custody.
The suspects have since been identified as: Abdi Majid Hassan, Abdirahman Hussein Abdi, Mohammed Ahmed, Jamal Ali, Somo Wario, Salad Huka, Adullahi Mohammed and Abbas Yusuf.
A Multi Agency team of officers has rescued 16 alliens who were being trafficked along Marsabit- Isiolo higway on board three vehicles.
Six individuals who were ferrying the alliens; Abdi Majid Hassan… #SayNoToHumanTrafficking
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) September 10, 2020
The suspects will be arraigned in court to answer to charges of human trafficking.
The Counter-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2010 criminalized sex trafficking and labor trafficking and prescribed penalties of 15 years to life imprisonment, a fine of not less than 5 million Kenyan shillings or both.
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