Between 31/05 / 2021-06 / 06/2021, joint operational actions were carried out at European level to combat trafficking in persons, which were coordinated by Europol.
The Law Enforcement Authorities of 23 countries took part in the operations, including the Cyprus Police. (Office for Combating Trafficking in Persons).
During the operations, 229 people were arrested (73 for the crime of human trafficking) and 630 potential victims of human trafficking were identified.
An operation was carried out in Cyprus, where a person was arrested and eight possible victims of human trafficking were identified. Upon completion of the examination, the case was registered in the District Court of Nicosia. The investigation of the case was undertaken by the Office for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings.