NOORD-KAAP – ’n Verdagte (33) is op Prieska in hegtenis geneem nadat hy ’n slagoffer vir mensehandel ontvoer en verkrag het. Die verdagte het glo sy slagoffer met die belofte van werk gelok.
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NORTHERN CAPE – A 33 year old suspect is expected to appear at the Prieska Magistrate’s Court on today for allegedly trafficking a female victim from Gauteng to Northern Cape.
Information was received regarding a possible trafficking in persons in Prieska. It is alleged that during March 2020, the suspect recruited the 22 year old victim under a false pretext that she’s going to get a job. The victim was later raped and assaulted several times by the perpetrator and locked inside the house.
On Saturday, 18 April 2020, an operation was conducted by the Hawks Serious Organised Crime Investigating unit and arrested a foreign national for trafficking in persons and the suspect is detained at Prieska Police station pending court appearance.