Four due in court on charges stemming from alleged human trafficking


    Four men are expected in court on various charges after investigations into the alleged human trafficking of a Venezuelan girl.

    The men are facing various charges including:
    • Receiving and transporting a child for the purpose of child trafficking
    • Harbouring a child for the purpose of child trafficking
    • Knowingly receiving a financial benefit from the offence of trafficking in persons
    • Causing a child to prostitute
    • Controlling a child prostitute
    • Facilitating child prostitution
    • Sexual penetration of a child

    Their arrests came on Tuesday 13th April – four other men were arrested and release however investigations are ongoing into their alleged involvement.