Kenya Police Arrests 7 Suspected Human Traffickers in Dadaab Refugee Camp

Thursday 6/4/2017, Kenya police arrested seven suspected human traffickers operation between Nairobi and Dadaab refugee camp in northeastern Kenya.

According to authorities, the suspects include seven Somali trafficking refugees from Dadaab refugee complex to Nairobi by using fake documentations.

Confirming on the arrests, Northeastern Regional Coordinator Mohamed Saleh said fake documents to leave for Canada and Europe.

Court ordered the suspected be held for ten days to allow police complete the investigations.

Kenya wants to close Dadaab refugee camp which hosts more than 300,000 Somali refugees saying the refugee camp has become a training ground for the Islamist, Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab from the neighbouring Somalia.

Al-Shabaab has conducted attacks on Kenya as retribution for sending KDF troops to Somalia in 2011 to fight the extremists

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