Prison years for 4 residents of Balti town. They were convicted for human and child trafficking.
According to the police, from to 2013, the suspects recruited 4 women and a minor girl, to work as dancers in a night club in Russia.
In the case of the minor, the suspects somehow got her mother’s agreement, registred by a notary.
Three victims were imposed to have sexual intercourse from 3 to 5 months in an apartment in the city of Rostov. The other 2 victims refused the job offer just in time.
The 21-year-old and 27-year-old convicts have got jail terms of 10 and 16 years. The sentence may be appealed.
The Prosecutor Office’s statistics show that 136 crimes of this type were registered in the first 6 months of 2016, compared to 164 registered in the first semester of 2015.
Human trafficking – 61, (6 months 2015-82)
Child trafficking- 14, (19)
Illegal taking children out of country- 7, (4)
Pandering – 43, (38)
Illegal migration – 11, (21)
In 55 cases the suspects were convicted, 7 people were acquitted and 5 people were acquited in those of 67 trialed cases. Imprisonment was imposed against 27 convicts, most of them for commiting human trafficking, 21 people for pandering, and 7 suspects were fined.