15 non-Guyanese women found during Trafficking in Person operation at EBD bar

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Bikers Bar

The Ministry of Home Affairs wishes to inform the public that the Guyana Police Force, Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security- Counter Trafficking in Persons Unit, based on intelligence received, conducted a cordon and search exercise operation on Thursday, at approximately 13:30h at Bikers Bar, Covent Garden, East Bank Demerara (EBD). 

During this operation, fifteen (15) female foreign nationals were discovered and interviewed. Currently, an investigation is being undertaken into alleged acts of human trafficking and labour exploitation. One (1) suspect was detained.  

The Ministry will provide further updates as they become available and wish to further notify the public that the Guyana Police Force will continue to monitor these establishments.

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