5/27/2024
Today from Hiiraan Online:  _
advertisements
Smugglers abandon dozens of Ethiopians in Kenyan bushes


Thursday May 9, 2024

 

Police in Kenya are holding 24 Ethiopians who had been abandoned in a bush in north-eastern Isiolo county, local media reported.

They are said to have sought help in a local police station in Merti area after their suspected smugglers left them on Sunday.

The unknown smugglers were reportedly avoiding roadblocks along the Isiolo- Nairobi highway.

The immigrants told police they were on transit to South Africa after crossing the Kenya-Ethiopia border.

The foreigners are in police custody waiting to be arraigned for being in the country illegally. Police said they were pursuing the smugglers.

Kenya is a common transit route for Ethiopian migrants attempting to enter South Africa.



 





Click here