Malaysian police today said they had rescued 22 women fromUganda scenes of sexual slavery, break the line first large-scalerelated to such victims in Africa.
According to a commission to investigate federal crimes ofMalaysia, police rescue woman from Thursday 6 weeks 4apartments in an apartment building on the outskirts of KualaLumpur.
The women, aged 19-45, are lured to Malaysia with the promiseto help the families and hotels. But instead, they were forced into prostitution to pay for travel expenses 7.000USD.
It added that all of them were brought from Uganda to Malaysia to China.
If they refused sex, they will be beaten and raped, a police officialsaid. "This is the first time we liberate African women like that."
The official added that ever happened to the previous casesinvolving prostitutes in Africa alone, but not an organized way.
Police also arrested two women of Uganda are believed tomadams and men Uganda is believed to customers.
Malaysia Police are still investigating whether the line on how long it has been in operation and whether there any other victimsor not.
Maximum penalty for trafficking in Malaysia is 15 years in prison.
Although prostitution is illegal in most countries the people are Muslims, but also quite common, especially in urban centers.
according to AFP