Italian Police Arrest Two Eritrean Human Trafficking Gangs

Italian Police Arrest Two Eritrean Human Traffickers

Operation "Glauco 2", arrested the alleged smuggler gang

 

www.agrigentonotizie.it | June 6, 2015 

 

The operation, which saw the involvement of 24 people arrested including today, has allowed the identification of a transnational conspiracy, operating in central Africa, in North Africa, especially in Libya, with branches in central and northern Europe , with significant ramifications in Italy, in centers such as Agrigento, Lampedusa, Palermo, Catania, Rome, Milan

 

Teklehaimanot Habtom

 

The State Police have identified and arrested Teklehaimanot Habtom , born in Asmara, 41, another person involved in the operation "Glauco 2" . In execution of an order to remand in custody, the man was nowhere to be found from April 20, the day when it is taken the operation, coordinated by the DDA of Palermo and conducted by the Flying Squad of Agrigento and from the Central Operational Service Team Mobile Palermo. “

 

The operation, which saw the involvement of 24 people arrested today, has allowed the identification of a transnational conspiracy, operating in the center of Africa (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan), in North Africa , especially in Libya, with branches in central and northern Europe (Scandinavia, the UK, Netherlands and Germany), with significant ramifications in Italy, in centers such as Agrigento , Lampedusa, Palermo, Catania, Rome, Milan. “

The 41 year-old is considered responsible for the transport of migrants from reception centers in Sicily to other domestic and international destinations, compared to a fee that migrants themselves lavished as payment for services rendered. After the arrest made ​​by the staff of the Flying Squad of Agrigento, Teklehaimanot has been associated with the House district of Agrigento.“

 

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