Human Trafficking Accused gets $2 mil bail

A $2 million dollar bail was granted to Tunapuna business man, Anthony Smith after appearing before a Port of Spain Magistrate yesterday (Jan 6th) on 21 charges involving human trafficking, child prostitution and assault. The 30 year old man faces the following charges :
- recruiting a child for the purpose of trafficking under Section 18 of the Trafficking Act
- 17 counts of sexually penetrating a child under Section 18 of the Children's Act
- Five counts of child prostitution under Section 14 of the Children's Act
- Three counts of assault under Section 30 of the Offenses Against the Persons Act.

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