33 Ethiopians found in Midrand holding

What on Earth is occurring actually? Human trafficking has been reported after 33 Ethiopian nationals have been rescued in Midrand, Johannesburg on Thursday.

HUMAN TRAFFICKING: 33 ETHIOPIANS, MIDRAND

This report follows the 50 different Ethiopians that have been salvaged in Lenasia in addition to 11 extra in Meadowlands throughout October.

As reported by Johannesburg’s Metro Police Department, the victims have been found in Glen Austin on Thursday night time.

“Working on info received from CI 1x Ethiopian National arrested & 33x Human Trafficking Victims (Ethiopian Nationals) rescued in Glen Austin, Midrand by #JMPD K9 Unit together with #SAPS Highway Patrol,” the assertion said.

A suspect has been arrested whereas the victims have been moved to an unnamed security location.

“Suspect detained at Midrand SAPS & Victims taken to a place of safety.”

POLICE UNCOVER 50 ETHIOPIANS INSIDE LENASIA HOUSE

South African Police Service (SAPS) confirmed a suspect was arrested in reference to an audacious kidnapping of fifty males in Lenasia, Johannesburg on Friday 15 October. The report says the group are Ethiopian nationals.

The overseas nationals arrived in Mzansi to reunite with family members – however bother hit when the driving force that was transporting them abruptly found a chance to make some money by kidnapping the 50 males.

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11 ETHIOPIANS FOUND IN MEADOWLANDS

Two Ethiopian nationals have been arrested for the kidnapping of almost a dozen of their countrymen throughout South Africa.

According to SAPS spokesperson Andre Trout, the victims have been kidnapped in totally different components of the nation.

The arrests have been a results of a joined effort by each Western Cape and Gauteng legislation enforcement: The kidnapping suspects are additionally Ethiopian nationals who police pounced on on the storage facility in Meadowlands, Soweto on Friday.

“The unrelenting efforts of Western Cape detectives to fight extortion in this province were rewarded with the arrest of two suspects during the early hours of yesterday morning in Meadowlands, Johannesburg,” Traut stated on Saturday, 23 October 2021.

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