According to the District Police Commander, ASP Stephen Ofori Akrasi, the traffickers were recruiting their victims from Drobo, a town in the area, with the promise of securing them jobs in Accra.
Confirming the incident to Citi News, ASP Ofori Akrasi, indicated that the Police have begun investigations into the matter.“We arrested six people comprising two women and four men. We arrested them allegedly trafficking 22 people to Accra under the pretence of giving them instant jobs. We arrested them on the 3rd November, 2015. We were monitoring them and we arrested all of them and brought them to the station.They are currently undergoing investigations.”
In Marh 2015, a similar incident occurred in the Volta Region where about ten children and a suspected trafficker were detained by the Nkwanta district Police after a metro mass bus driver raised suspicions about their movement.