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US News: A traffic of migrants between West Africa and Europe dismantled in Niger

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This is the result of ten days of joint investigation by Nigerian, French and Spanish policies. Twenty people were arrested in Niamey and Maradi, according to the Nigerian police. Objects and false documents have also been seized.

Photos, published by Nigerian media, for example show license plates and identity documents. On social networks, the delegation of the European Union in Niger evokes the dismantling of a network dedicated to documentary fraud and indicates that the workshop of this group has been identified.

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Four vehicles confiscated

The Nigerian police explains having seized the titles and travel documents, computer hardware, civil status parts and negative testing at COVID. Four vehicles were confiscated, one with a false plate of "national deputy".

according to the results of this joint investigation, Traffickers operate between Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Nigeria, Togo, Niger and Europe . The dismantled sector was structured by activity category: Organization of the traffic of migrants to Europe by plane, with false identity documents and / or travel, making false administrative or private documents.

Arrests in Zinder in October 2021

last October already, an investigation had resulted in the arrest of members of a network in Zinder while transporting about fifteen migrants. The main house had also been arrested.

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