Brothel suspect back in court in May

Decorative Scales of Justice

A suspect arrested for allegedly running and operating a brothel where 24 women were rescued by the Hawks in the North West Province is due to appear in the Klerksdorp Magistrate Court on May 09.

According to the Hawks acting spokesperson, Manase Phukubye, the case was postponed for further investigation and the suspect is currently out on a three thousand bail.

He says the suspect faces a charge of human trafficking, while the second suspect facing charges of illegal possession of medical equipment is currently being investigated by the South African Police Service.

He says one women rescued from the brothel have been moved to a place of safety, while others have been released.

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