15-yr-old among TIP victims rescued
By Leroy Smith
A fifteen-year-old female was on Friday among two Trafficked victims who were rescued by the police in Essequibo. The News Room has been reliably informed that the other woman is twenty-four years old.
The two were rescued from a Bar at Airy Hall on the Essequibo Coast. A businessman, as well as a boat captain from
A businessman, as well as a boat captain from Supenaam were arrested by detectives following the rescue operation which took place on Friday afternoon, following information received. It was disclosed that persons notified the police ranks about the presence of the two young ladies who were being used for financial gains by the businessman and his friend.
The fifteen-year-old was taken for a medical examination at the Suddie Hospital where it was discovered that she has been sexually active
Both victims are presently being kept at a safe house even as the police continue their investigations into the matter.
The News Room has been able to confirm that all the stakeholders concerned with the elimination of trafficking in persons are involved in the probe.