Tunapuna man facing human trafficking and child prostitution charges

Monday, January 4, 2016 - 20:00

A Tunapuna man is tonight facing 21 charges of human trafficking, child prostitution and assault.
Thirty year old Anthony Smith was today charged by officers of the counter trafficking unit when police raided his Arouca home.

Smith will appear in court tomorrow, to answer the charges of recruiting a child for the purpose of trafficking, 17 charges of sexually penetrating a child, 5 charges of child prostitution and three charges of assault.

According to a release from the police service, the investigation began in September of last year.