Two nabbed as police bust African prostitution gang

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: A GCC national and an African pimp were arrested for running a business of flesh pleasure, reports Al-Anba daily.

According to a security source, the GCC suspect recruited a 23-year-old African woman who paid $2,500 to some persons in her home country to find a job in Kuwait with the aim of earning enough money to continue her university studies. Immediately after arrival, the GCC sponsor forced her to work for him as a housemaid and tried to molest her.

A few days later, an African pimp took her to a home in Ahmadi but she refused to work for the person there as he tried to have sex with her under the claim that he paid KD 20 to her sponsor for that purpose. The victim managed to run away and sought refuge at the embassy of her country.

According to a police source, intensive investigations conducted by securitymen revealed that the GCC suspect recruited four African women through a certain method without resorting to employment recruitment offices, which are paid KD 400 for each recruitment.

The African pimp offered to pay KD 2,000 to the embassy of the housemaid in order to get her passport back. He admitted to being involved in the business of fl esh pleasure. He was referred along with the sponsor to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action.

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