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NamPol opens human trafficking case at Katima Mulilo

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The Namibian Police have opened a case of human trafficking at Katima Mulilo after two women were allegedly brought to Namibia from Zambia via an ungazetted entry point to be used as cheap labour.Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson, Deputy Comm…

The Namibian Police have opened a case of human trafficking at Katima Mulilo after two women were allegedly brought to Namibia from Zambia via an ungazetted entry point to be used as cheap labour.

Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson, Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, in a media statement said the suspects allegedly recruited, procured, transported, received and harboured the two Zambian nationals aged 20 and 27 on 01 April 2021.

“They were brought into Namibia via an ungazetted entry point near Katima Mulilo,” she said.

The suspects have not yet been arrested and police investigations are ongoing.

Shikwambi indicated that the victims are safe, but their relatives had not yet been informed.

Source: Namibia press Agency