A total of 22 Ghanaians have arrived in Ghana following their detention for four months and subsequent deportation by officials of Saudi Arabia, ABC News can report.
A statement released by the Kotoka International Airport Command of the Ghana Immigration Service, sighted by ABC News indicates that the returnees are between the ages of 21 and 38.
They worked in Saudi Arabia as house-helps under inhumane treatment.
The statement further notes that the deportees are not only victims of deportation but also have harrowing experiences of assault and sexual abuse.
According to a report by the Ghana Immigration Service, over 2,000 young Ghanaian women were stranded in Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon barely five months after reaching the countries after being recruited by fake recruitment agencies that promised them lucrative jobs.
Below is the full statement