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Businesswoman charged with trafficking her niece

A businesswoman was Monday arraigned for allegedly trafficking her niece twice and she was granted more than GYD$500,000 bail. The prosecution’s facts are that 43-year old Joyce Lawrence of Track “X” Plantation Grove, East Bank Demerara trafficked in a person- her niece who was a minor- between December 12 and 14, 2014 at Samatta Point, by means of a threat. ...

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“Lock” up, “charge” bar owners, parents who traffick young girls- Broomes tells police

Junior Minister of Natural Resources, Simon Broomes Sunday night ordered police to lock up shop owners and take stern action against parents who traffick their teenage girls by taking them to night spots where they imbibe and use date-rape drugs. “I want to ask the police that the law must be upheld. These twelve, thirteen, fourteen-year old little girls in ...

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