Two Nigerians in Ghana, Paul Okafor and Duru Favour, are said to be engaged in kidnapping and trafficking Nigerians to perpetrate cyber-crime activities in the country.
Regional Police Public Relations Officer and Head of the AHTU, said 39 victims, all Nigerians in their twenties, were rescued in the process.
Briefing the Ghana News Agency (GNA), DSP Irene Oppong, Regional Police Public Relations Officer and Head of the AHTU, said 39 victims, all Nigerians in their twenties, were rescued in the process.
She said on Sunday, July 12, at about 1100 hours, the Winneba District Police Command, acting on information, dispatched a Police Patrol team to Gomoa Pomadze, where they met a 21-year old Nigerian, Charles Ikorohk in the company of three Ghanaians.
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He said he got stranded in Accra where he met one Uzo at the Kwame Nkrumah interchange area, who later introduced him to one Arisuezo, also a Nigerian.
She said Arisuezo brought Ikorohk to Winneba and kept him in a walled house together with other young men from Nigerian.
After receiving a tip-off the police quickly went to the house and rescued the 39 Nigerians and arrested the suspects.
Thirty-six laptops were also retrieved from the house. DSP Oppong said the owner of the house was arrested and given a police enquiry bail while investigations were ongoing to arrest Michael Arisuezo and his other accomplices.