Zamboanga City - Four would-be victims of human trafficking were rescued by the Anti-Vice Section of Zamboanga City Police Office and Sea-Based Trafficking Task Force in a local wharf at about 1:00 PM on August 27, 2014.
Alleged recruiters identified as Rolienel Enriquez Villegas and Sharna S. Jackaria were arrested during the said operation. Accordingly, the victims were about to be transported by the suspects to Bongao, Tawi-tawi province. Allegedly, suspects enticed the victims to work in Malaysia for a high salary. Suspects are detained at Criminal Investigation and Detection Group while an inquest case for human trafficking was already forwarded to the City Prosecutor’s Office.
- with report from PO2 Jonas D Macasa Jr and PO3 Jessica DT Sarsalejo, RPIO9