The government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed a successful rescue of Kenyans and victims of human trafficking trapped in Laos, Asia.
Those rescued by the Ministry are 22 Kenyans, one Burundian and a Ugandan after they raised an alarm over their safety in the Asian country.
“The government in liaison with the Government of Laos and IOM (International Organization for Migration) has rescued 24 nationals, among them a Ugandan and a Burundian, from trafficking cartels in Laos as more, still trapped in Myanmar and Laos, call for help,” said Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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Kenyans have since been warned against applying jobs and flying to Asian countries after a dozen of reports have confirmed the inhumane treatment people go through.
Those rescued also confirmed hundred others still trapped in the country after they were duped by their agents who assured them safety and good jobs once they leave the country.
“It is now emerging that there could be hundreds of mostly young Kenyans working in ‘Fraud Factories’ in South East Asia.
“More worrying is intelligence information that some of the factories may be facilities for extracting and storing human organs.” said the Ministry
Even as the country raises alarm over the issues, hundred of young girls fly out of the country on a daily basis in a trade that has seen thousands of agents get rich in the expense of the young girls getting stuck and ending up in body bags.