Nairobi News


9 foreigners rescued from suspected human trafficker’s rented house

Detectives from the Transnational Organized Crime Unit have rescued nine male foreigners suspected to be victims of human trafficking.

In a tweet on its official Twitter handle, the Directorate of Criminal investigations (DCI) said the victims were found in a rented house belonging to 46-years-old suspect who has been identified as Alexender Kinyanjui.

The police have also established that all the victims are Ethiopian nationals aged between 20 years and 36 years.

The victims are now in safe custody while the suspect has been arrested awaiting to be arraigned in court.


This is the latest incident of suspected victims of human trafficking being rescued by the police.

In February, DCI officers rescued two Burundian women suspected to be victims of human trafficking.

A taxi driver, who was ferrying the two foreigners, was also arrested.

Two women were also nabbed as they were preparing to leave the country for the Middle East.