Detectives from the Transnational Organized Crime who are said to be acting on intelligence, have raided a cell in Ruiru constituency , Kiambu where a human smuggling syndicate allegedly involving a group of notorious human traffickers were found holding 25 aliens.
According to detectives, the cell owned by Mr.Nicholas Mugambi Waigwa was holding hostage 25 Burundi women aged between 24-33 years and were en-route to Asia.
The victims-all aged between 24 years and 33 years-were being held hostage at the said home in Gwa-Kairu area in Kiambu County pending transit to Asian countries.— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) March 28, 2019
This comes after immigration officials raised alarm over the increased cases of aliens being nabbed in the country while on transit to foreign countries.
They smugglers are naughty for luring youth and making them believe that life is rosy once they get out of their country.
In the recent past Ruiru has been on the headlines for illicit cash amounting to billions with police intelligence raising alarm.
One of the latest incidents that took place recently,Former sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa was linked to a suspected human trafficking ring after eight Pakistani girls were arrested at Balle Balle Club in Parklands, Nairobi, together with the club’s owner. The CS allegedly granted permission for the eight foreign girls, who are said to be dancers, to be allowed into the country.