Migrants rescued from trafficking network

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Agents of the National Police, the National Border Service, and the Public Ministry rescued five migrants at the Guabalá checkpoint, in the district of Tolé, Chiriqui on Friday, May 13.

 A Panamanian citizen suspected of being linked to a human trafficking network from Panama to Central America was arrested.

In the action,  labeled Operation Trident five people – three women and two men -  of Nicaraguan nationality were are recovered, from an articulated truck that was transporting a refrigerated container.

Meanwhile, three other people who were traveling behind the truck in a pick-up vehicle without a license plate are being investigated.