Human trafficking gang arrested

Yemen News Agency SABA
Human trafficking gang arrested
[25/ February/2004]

SANA'A, Feb 25 (Saba) - A number of contrabandists who run a human trafficking gang that smuggles people from the Horn of Africa into the Yemeni territories were arrested during the last two days.

Officers belong to the Army's Fifth Brigade in Abyan province by coordinated the arrest jointly with security bodies. The gang was napped while unloading illegal immigrants from four.

Some 6,674 refugees, mostly Africans, entered Yemen during 2003.