Six human smugglers arrested

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Six human smugglers arrested

February 22, 2021 - 22:18
Written by: RabiaGolden

The Kufra Security Directorate arrested six people last week, who were involved in the smuggling of humans in the city, whilst rescuing 156 individuals of varying nationalities who had been held by the smugglers.

The Kufra Directorate revealed that it had received a report from a foreigner who had been subjected to torture in one of the ‘secret prisons’, set up by the smugglers to support their illegal operations.

Having received the information, the secret prisons were raided and 156 detainees were freed, amongst them were 15 women and five children.