24 female foreign nationals detained during raid at Baroombar
Police last month detained 24 female foreign nationals who were discovered at the popular city strip club, Baroombar, on Robb Street, during a search operation.
The Ministry of Home Affairs in a statement noted that ranks conducted the search on October 24 and when they discovered eight Dominican nationals, one Cuban national and fifteen Venezuelans.
“An investigation was launched into the alleged Trafficking in Person ring. As a result, the investigation proved that the females from the Dominican Republic and Cuba all overstayed their time in Guyana. The females were interviewed and later sent away on cash bail to return to the Criminal Investigation Department,” the Home Affairs Ministry noted.
It was further noted that a bartender, a security guard and a dispatcher were detained by the police for questioning; they were later sent away on cash bail to return to the Criminal Investigation Department.