A 38-year-old woman from Margate is facing human trafficking and related charges involving two minor girls. One of the girls was between 13 and 14, and the other was younger at the time of the offences. According to Boksburg Advertiser, the alleged crimes occurred between 2022 and 2023.
The woman appeared in court on March 29, and the court postponed the case. Instead, she was remanded in custody and will appear in the Boksburg Magistrate’s Court on April 12.
The charges against her include trafficking in persons, rape, conspiracy to commit a sexual offence, aiding and abetting, sexual grooming, sexual exploitation of children, keeping a brothel, living on earnings of prostitution, and forcing or causing children to witness sexual acts. According to reports, the woman ran a brothel at a guesthouse in Boksburg.
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