KZN police rescues 33 suspected human trafficking victims

KZN police rescues 33 suspected human trafficking victims

An anti-trafficking probe by KZN police has led detectives to a property in Gauteng, where 33 suspected victims of human trafficking have been rescued.  

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Investigators say the group was found in a single room at the house in Benoni on Sunday evening.


"Detectives from KwaZulu-Natal were tracing a suspect in connection with a case where a foreign national was kidnapped in Springfield Park last week," said KZN police spokesperson Robert Netshiunda.


"Investigations led the police to a house in Benoni and working together with other national police specialized units, the house was tactically penetrated and thirty-three male victims were found cramped in the house and one suspect was arrested."

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Netshiunda said they are working on identifying the victims and their ages. 


The suspect will appear in court soon.

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