Trafficking in persons and prostitution, 3 arrested, Upington

South African Police Service

Trafficking in persons and prostitution, 3 arrested, Upington
Trafficking in persons and prostitution, 3 arrested, Upington

Luzinda Abrahams (24), made a brief appearance at Randburg Magistrate court on 7 June 2022, facing charges of trafficking in persons and fraud.

Abrahams was arrested on Monday, 6 June 2022 by the Hawks Serious Organized Crime Investigation team in Upington after an intensive investigation.

It is alleged that victims were lured from Upington to Sandton and they were used for prostitution.

Three victims have since been rescued from Sandton.

It is further alleged that the suspect did unlawfully, falsely and with intent to defraud and to the prejudice of Clockwork properties forge a document in writing.

The case against Abrahams is postponed to Thursday, 9 June 2022, where she will join her co-accused Uzoaga Obinna Emmanuel (33) and Okwudili James Okwudili (35).

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