Thursday, June 25, 2015

Ethiopia working to extradite 80 suspected human smugglers

(Jun 25, 2015, (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP))--The Ethiopian government says it is working with the International Criminal Police Organization, or Interpol, to repatriate 80 suspected human smugglers as the country struggles to stem the wave of migrants leaving the country.

The chief of the Illegal Human Trafficking Crime Investigation Division of Ethiopia's federal police, Wondimu Chama, said Thursday to the Ethiopian news agency that they succeeded extraditing five suspects from Kenya, Sudan, Saudi Arabia and Tanzania.

Wondimu said the police division has been working with Interpol to identify human smugglers abroad who will face charges in Ethiopia. Read more from Yhaoo News »

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