Belgium smashes human trafficking ring ‘smuggling migrants into Britain’

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Belgium has broken up a ring of human traffickers who smuggled mainly Sudanese and Eritrean migrants into Britain for a charge of up to £2,200 (€2,500) each, justice officials said on Monday, reports Express.

 

Ten people were arrested during raids in the Brussels region on Sunday. Three were released without charge while the remaining seven – all male – were placed in pre-trial detention.

All have since been officially charged with offences relating to “human trafficking within the framework of a criminal organisation,” the Brussels public prosecutor’s office said in a statement.

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