The Police Command in Katsina State says it has rescued 29 persons suspected to be victims of human trafficking.
This is contained in a statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, and made available to newsmen on Thursday in Katsina.
Isah said that the victims were intercepted on Dec.11, at Unguwar-Jummai village, Mai’adua Local Government Area, a border town with Niger Republic.
According to the PPRO, the victims whose ages range between four and 46 years comprised of 23 females, five males and two children.
He said that investigation by the police revealed that the victims were on transit to Libya, Algeria and Turkey.
Isah said that investigation was ongoing with a view to arrest the traffickers. (NAN)