GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC)— The Guyana police are reporting that 15 foreign nationals, all females, were found during a cordon and search operation earlier this week.
The search was conducted in collaboration with the country’s Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security- Counter Trafficking in Persons Unit.
In a statement on Saturday, Guyana’s Ministry of Home Affairs said that based on intelligence received, the operation was carried out on Thursday at Bikers Bar located in East Bank Demerara.
According to the Ministry, an investigation is now being undertaken into alleged acts of human trafficking and labour exploitation.
So far, one suspect has been detained.