26 females aged between 14 and 37 from a brothel in Klerksdorp
following a tip-off alleging that the premises is being used as a
brothel run by Nigerians. The females are South Africans and come from
different parts of the country; Northern Cape, KZN, Free state,
Johannesburg and Eastern Cape.
premises and they are currently being interrogated. Hawks spokesperson
Tlangelani Rikhotso said that possible charges of human trafficking
would be brought in connection with the bust.
“Currently no one has been arrested. We are just trying to establish
what was happening in that house and also we can’t rule out the fact
that this could be a case of human trafficking” said Rikhotso.