Macedonian Police Arrest Alleged Human Traffickers
Tuesday, September 14, 2004 11:05 AM

Macedonian police arrested one ethnic Albanian and two ethnic Macedonians near Bitola on 14 September for their alleged involvement in a large human-trafficking ring, dpa reported. Police also detained eight illegal immigrants from China and Albania during the raid on the house used by the three suspects. Police told reporters that the traffickers charged the illegal migrants $1,460 each to take them from Albania to Greece via Macedonia. Meanwhile, Macedonian police launched a manhunt for an unidentified suspect believed to be a serial rapist who has abused about 20 women in Skopje over the past year. PM

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