Detectives Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) in collaboration with officers from the Transnational Unit of the have on Thursday raided an agency holding women set to be transported to the Gulf for domestic work.
The women were found being held in deplorable living conditions the women were in. The sleuths are holding the proprietors of the agency for questioning
The women were being trained in readiness to be shipped to Qatar, with some claiming they had been duped that they would be deployed as nurses and teachers, only to be forced to sign contracts indicating that they will be house helps.
The detectives raided the government-registered institution after receiving a distress call from some of the victims and it now faces closure. They protested the wanting state of hygiene, claiming that the whole institution has only two toilets.
However, others found in the raid claimed that they had decided to stick and persevere with everything with the hope of landing employment opportunities.
The trainers in the institution stated that the institution usually receives students from all over the country for training before they are dispatched to Qatar.
The DCI who raided the institution confiscated the licenses of the institution and freed some of the women who claimed to have changed their minds about the trip altogether.
This incident comes just days after a number of Kenyans have died while working in the Middle East leading to nationwide outrage
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