State Migration Service busts 25 human trafficking channels in 2017

Source : 112 Ukraine

Most of the crimes were related to labor and sexual slavery
17:01, 13 February 2018

Over past year, the State Migration Service busted 25 channels of human trafficking across Ukraine. Petro Tsygykal, the head of the Service said that as quoted by the press department of the State Border Guard.  

'About 600 people were detained over that period. We conducted joint operations with Polish and Lithuanian counterparts to bust these channels,' he said.  

According to the official, most frequently, the crimes are related to labor and sexual slavery of Ukrainians abroad.  

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