Azerbaijan arrests persons wanted by Interpol
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.24 / Trend, K. Zarbaliyeva /
Four groups engaged in human trafficking have been rendered harmless in the first three quarters of 2011 in Azerbaijan, a report submitted to the Azerbaijani Parliament by the National Coordinator on Combating Human Trafficking says on Monday.
During this period, 70 human trafficking cases have been recorded and 17 people committing crimes have been arrested. Some 27 victims of human trafficking have been revealed, the report says.
Three internationally wanted persons have been arrested by Interpol and handed over to the investigation. Search is underway for 17 individuals.
Some 17 people of human trafficking victims have been taken to Turkey, five - to Iran, 2 - United Arab Emirates, 2 - Russia.