Police officers detained a resident of Zaporozhye, who is suspected of selling women and underage girls into sexual slavery abroad. This reports the press service of the police of Zaporozhye region.
According to authorities, the detainee – a resident of Zaporozhye born in 2000 – was engaged in “the recruitment and movement of” women and girls into sexual slavery abroad to generate funds for their sale.
It is noted that the staff of Management of fight against crimes connected with human trafficking, opened a criminal case under article 149 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (“human trafficking or other illegal agreement concerning the person”).
We will remind, recently in the Kharkiv region detained a pimp who tried to export to Myanmar three citizens of Ukraine, 33-year-old and two 24 year old women with purpose of sexual exploitation.