“The speed in intervention assisted South Africa to rescue females from 14 nations‚” said his police statement.
“The South African victim is now safe and secured.” A Nigerian man was arrested as a suspect in Malaysia after a sting operation on Friday. In the meantime she is safe and has been seen by our embassy representatives in Kuala Lumpur.” Mbalula added that there were suspicions that the trafficked women were going to be used as sex slaves and their organs would eventually be harvested for sale on the black market for illegal transplants.
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said the Bloemfontein resident was lured by a modelling competition online.
Marina Mahathir, a Malaysian political campaigner and women's rights activists, said she was "astounded" by the MP's comments.
No information on who owns the portal is supplied in the website.
has a zero-tolerance policy against illegal pornography.
Unfortunately she has to spend her birthday on the flight but we are very happy she will soon be home.” The victims came from at least 14 countries, some from as far as Barbados and various Asian countries.
Cape Town – A 24-year-old Bloemfontein woman has been rescued from a suspected sex-trafficking enterprise in Malaysia, and is expected to return home to South Africa by Monday.