Human trafficking Act not yet effective

SELEBI-PHIKWE: No one has been charged with an offence of ‘human trafficking’ in Botswana since the anti-human trafficking Act came into effect in May 2015.

Assistant Commissioner of Police, Moore Gondo said this when he was addressing an ordinary full council meeting here this week. Gondo was accompanied by a delegation from the Ministry of Justice, Defence and Security on Tuesday.

However, Gondo said there are indications that human trafficking does happen in Botswana.

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