The National Police, together with Migration Colombiathe Greek consulate and the organization Operation Underground Railroadaccompanied the rescue of three Colombian women who were allegedly the object of the crime of human trafficking in Greece.
The women were victims of a criminal structure that had in its power 13 more women of different nationalities.
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The Greek Police carried out an operation called Atlantis and dismantled a criminal structure dedicated to human trafficking through pimping in the city of Athens. In the operation 16 women were rescued, nine Brazilian, three Colombian, two Venezuelan, one Portuguese and one Moroccan.
In the police procedure, eight people were captured: six Albanians, one Egyptian and one Greek as members of the transnational structure of organized crime, for the crimes of human trafficking and conspiracy to commit a crime.
Similarly 16 cell phones, 19,450 euros, 2,510 dollars, four vehicles and a pistol-type firearm were seized.
The Colombian National Police, through the Dijín, and on behalf of the Colombian governmentthanked the support provided by the authorities of that country.
He also highlighted the work of OUR Operation Underground Railroad, for the psychological and humanitarian support provided to all these women victims of violence and human trafficking, "regardless of race, sex or nationality, where language is not the limit to give that helping hand to all the women in the world who need it ”.
"The Police extends its hands to work as a team with all the institutions and authorities that, through investigative work, tend to face the fight against human trafficking in the world, in favor of a better future for all those people who today suffer from slavery in different countries of the globe”, indicated the Police.