PH, US agents rescue 7 minors in anti-trafficking operation in Taguig


Posted at Oct 25 2019 06:19 PM

Philippine and US authorities rescued 7 minors and arrested 2 suspects in an anti-trafficking operation in Taguig City on Friday, October 25, 2019. Courtesy of the US embassy website

MANILA—Philippine authorities, along with US Homeland Security agents, rescued 7 minors in an anti-cybersex operation in Taguig City, the US embassy said.

In a statement Friday, the embassy said 2 Filipino suspects were arrested in the anti-human trafficking operation. The victims were reportedly between 2 and 14 years old.

The minors were turned over to the Women and Children Protection Center of the Philippine National Police.

Authorities have yet to file charges against the suspects.