Five Bangladeshis jailed in UAE for forcing girl into prostitution

Five Bangladeshis jailed in UAE for forcing girl into prostitution

30 October 2018

Ittefaq Report

Five Bangladeshis have been each sentenced to four years in jail on Monday by a Dubai court after it found them guilty of human trafficking.

The convicts lured a teenager girl to travel to Dubai from Bangladesh with a passport with false age and forced her into prostitution, reports the UAE daily the Khaleej Times.

According to the newspaper report, the girl was taken to a flat in Al Muhaisnah forced to work as a prostitute.

One of the convicts got an additional six-month jail term for running a brothel and exploiting women in the flesh trade.

Among the convicts, there was a woman who herself worked as a prostitute, received an extra imprisonment of six months.

The court also ordered their deportation and that the flat be sealed. It can be reopened only with a public prosecution order.

They were arrested on May 14 in Al Qusais.

The victim was then sent to the Dubai Foundation for Women and Children.

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