[In the news] Police rescue 47 human trafficking victims | Sun.Star

Police rescue 47 human trafficking victims | Sun.Star.

By Bong Garcia
August 3, 2012

THE police rescued 47 victims of human trafficking and arrested two suspects on two separate operations in the province of Tawi-Tawi, officials said Friday.

Of the total number of rescued victims, 27 are females, including two minors, and the remaining 20 are males, two of them are also minors.

Tawi-Tawi police director Senior Superintendent Rodelio Jocson said that 25 victims — 20 males and five females — were intercepted on Tuesday at the port of Bongao town, the capital of Tawi-Tawi province.

The victims had just disembarked from the boat that came from Zamboanga City when they were intercepted by policemen and port officials, Jocson added.

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