EASTERN CAPE – Two suspects aged 37 and 52 were arrested on 13 November 2021. They will be charged with trafficking in persons and will appear in the Zwelisha Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 15 November 2021.
Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation team received complaints in September last year about sexual abuse of vulnerable people, allegedly trafficked from different areas.
The investigation was conducted. It is alleged that sick and poverty-stricken women were brought into the church mission house as if they will be assisted instead they were sexually assaulted. The apostle (52) and his female accomplice (37) were arrested.
The investigation to thwart and apprehend the suspected syndicate is ongoing.
Source: South African Police Service