Ghana Police Rescued Trafficked Young Nigerians

The Anti-Human Trafficking Unit of the Ghana Police Service has rescued some young men who were allegedly trafficked from Nigeria to Ghana.

The victims had been in captivity for the past seven months in Ghana.

In a video shared on Twitter by SIKAOFFICIAL, the rescued young men were seen being lined up by the officials of the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit while accessing their bodies.

The young men rescued are about eleven (11).

Those behind the trafficking and captivity are yet to be identified by the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit.

Africa accounts for 23% of all human trafficking worldwide. More than 9.2 million people live in slavery in Africa, according to the 2018 Global Slavery Index. This accounts for close to 25% of all global human trafficking. Eritrea has the highest incidence of victims per 1,000 people in Africa, with 93 victims per 1,000, followed by Burundi with 40 victims and the Central African Republic with 22.3 victims per 1,000.



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