Ghanaian Police Rescue 10 Trafficked Nigerians


*Arrest Six Traffickers

Ernest Omoarelojie with Agency Reports


Police operatives attached to the Baatsona Police in Ghana have rescued 10 Nigerians from their traffickers. The revelations were made on Tuesday by JoyNews which claimed it received an SOS after which it transmitted same to the police.
JoyNews added that the police followed up on the information following which it found one Amas Ekhosuehi aged 24, a Nigerian alongside his five other Nigerian accomplices who allegedly lured ten young men into Ghana from Nigeria to engage them in cyber fraud activities.
The trafficked young men who looked pale, malnourished with several marks of assault on their back, claimed that they were indeed lured in batches to Ghana to seek greener pastures. They added that they have since been camped in a house and prevented from going out. The alleged that they have also been physically abused each time they requested food or failed to swindle unsuspecting victims.
The Baatsona Police gave the name of the five other suspects as Apostle Sunday, 27, from Akwarbom State, Monday Echeh, 25, from Edo State, Aboki O.C, 21, from Edo State, Patrick Odez, 26, from Cross River State and Henry Ochuko, 26, from Edo state.
Their victims whose ages ranges between 21 and 24 are said to come from Edo, Imo and Nasarawa states. Those identified include Andrew Musah and Amaborgwo Josiah both of who are 24 years young men from Nasarawa state.
The suspects are currently in custody being processed for court. Fourteen laptops were among the Items recovered from them.

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