Somalia: 11 people arrested for child smuggling

EYEAFRICA TV: Mogadishu, Somalia: At least 11 people including 8 women were arrested in Somali capital Mogadishu for child smuggling after Somali police launched an operation to dismantle a child smuggling network, officials said on Thursday.
Somali police deputy commissioner Brig. Gen. Zakia Hussen said in a Twitter statement that the police dismantled a child smuggling network in Mogadishu after a month of investigation and operation. “The police have arrested 11 people among them 8 women for child smuggling in Mogadishu after a month of operations led by criminal investigation department,” Zakia said.
The seized 11 children, aged from 7 months to 12 years old, are currently under police protection, the statement added.
This comes a week after Somali police announced that it had suspended all activities at criminal investigation department headquarters in Mogadishu for reforms and investigation.

0 0 vote
Article Rating


Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on telegram
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Related Posts

Eye Africa TV
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
Scroll to Top