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Hungarian pimps to court for trafficking in the Red Light District in Ghent

On Monday, in the court of Ghent the trial against a large Hungarian prostitution gang started. The ten Hungarian pimps, among them also two women, have recruited many Hungarian women for prostitution and are suspected of human trafficking.

The women were recruited in Hungary and had to work in Ghent in the prostitution under inhuman circumstances. The profits went to the pimps. The gang came in sight of the police because between 2009 and 2013, the number of Hungarian women in the red light district of Ghent increased from 4 to 283.

The case was opened on Monday, but will only be called in August. The sentence should follow in the same month.

Source: Het Nieuwsblad

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