Human and Drug Trafficking Scenario Analysis

April 4, 2019

Canadian Police bust sophisticated Pan-American cocaine smuggling operation

SITUATION The Provincial police of Ontario, Canada - Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have made great progress in taking down an international cocaine smuggling operation. Deputy Commissioner Rick Barnum said that investigators had seized 55 kilograms of cocaine hidden in a transport truck from California. The cocaine haul was discovered after...

 

April 3, 2019

2 human trafficking victims rescued in Philippines , 1 suspect arrested

   SITUATION Two persons were rescued in a police operation in Bayugan City. They are victims of human trafficking, one of them is a minor. Agusan del Sur is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao. The Caraga Police Regional Office on Wednesday said...

 

April 2, 2019

Four arrested in a drug bust in city of Gzira, Malta

SITUATION On Monday, four men were arrested after a police raid in Gzira. Quite an  amount of cannabis and other objects related to drug trafficking were found in a garage. The area which was raided was under observation due to suspicion of it being used for drug trafficking. The Police...

 

March 29, 2019

Kenya police rescue 25 women from suspected human trafficking ring

SITUATION The Kenyan Police have rescued 25 women of Burundian origin. These women are believed to be victims of human trafficking in Ruiru, a town 25km northwest of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi In a Thursday morning raid, officers from the transnationally organised crime unit arrived at the Gwa Kairu homestead and...

 

March 28, 2019

Indonesia foils Komodo dragon smuggling gang

SITUATION Five Komodo dragons and other endangered animals have been seized by the Police in Indonesia. These animals were being sold illegally on Facebook. The reptiles were being sold for up to $1,400 (£1,000) each, officials said. Five suspected smugglers had been arrested in Semarang and Surabaya. Komodo dragons are...