79 foreigners suspected to be victims of human tracking have been rescued by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal investigation.
The 79 include 73 Comorans, 3Ugandans and 1Congelese were rescued yesterday on Friday evening at Mlango Kubwa area within Starehe in Nairobi. The victims are all aged between 19-25 years of age and are in safe custody.
“Detectives acting on information from the public yesterday evening rescued 79 foreigners -75 Comorans, 3Ugandans and 1 Congolese at Mlango Kubwa area within Starehe. The victims who are all aged between 19~45 years are currently in safe custody.” Said DCI on Twitter.
Investigations have already commenced to determine the status of the foreigners so that necessary actions can be taken.
The DCI acted from a tip from the members of the public who suspected the foreigners before informing them promptly.
Two Koreans were arrested on Friday following a tip from members of the public who suspected them of possessing expired passports and were engaging in criminal activities.
Investigations were launched and the two were arrested.
Detectives recovered several bundles of counterfeit currencies both in Dollars and Euros, Black papers and sale agreement of gold nuggets.
Speaking after the arrest the DCI said “Mr. You Chungwoo and http://Mr.Kim Ki Hyun; both nationals of Korea were arrested today by Detectives for being in possession of several bundles of counterfeit currencies(Dollars & Euros).Black papers&sale agreements of Gold nuggets recovered.”