Two Nigerians identified as Paul Okafor and Duru Favour have been arrested in Gomoa Pomadze, Ghana for allegedly engaging in kidnapping and trafficking of young Nigerians to perpetrate cyber-crime activities in the country.
DSP Irene Oppong, Regional Police Public Relations Officer and Head of the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHT) of the Ghana Police Service (GPS) said 39 victims, all Nigerians in their twenties were rescued after a raid was carried out.
The statement partly read;
“On July 12, 2020, upon information received from an informant, the Winneba District Police Commander dispatched a Police Patrol team to Gomoa Pomadze where they met 3 Ghanaians in the company of Charles Ikorohk, aged 21 and a Nigerian. Charles Ikorohk told the team that he arrived into the country from Nigeria to visit a friend but couldn’t trace him and got stranded.
“The Central Regional Police PRO, Charles Ikorohk told the team that he met one Uzo at the Kwame Nkrumah interchange…
Source: Linda Ikeji