Hawks rescue 15 human trafficking victims, Polokwane

Hawks rescue 15 human trafficking victims, Polokwane. Photo: SAPS
Hawks rescue 15 human trafficking victims, Polokwane. Photo: SAPS

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation has rescued 15 human trafficking victims in Polokwane. The men between the ages of 16 and 30, were allegedly held captive at a house.

Three suspects in their early thirties were arrested and expected to appear before the Polokwane Magistrate Court on 16 November 2017.

All victims have been taken to a place of safety, while police investigations continue.

In another separate similar incident, four people who were allegedly trafficked from Zimbabwe were rescued by the Hawks at Chebeng Village, just outside Seshego.

The suspect, Raymond Sithole has been arrested and released on bail and his next court date will be on 30 November 2017.

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