Sex slave raid on cell under brothel
The Sydney Morning Herald
June 9, 2006
FOUR Thai women were forced into prostitution and held against their will in a secret room underneath a Sydney brothel, a court has heard.
The women, all Thai nationals aged between 27 and 44, were found cowering in the bare room by Australian Federal Police and NSW Police during a raid with Department of Immigration officers on a Canley Heights premises yesterday.
Brief details of the forced incarceration were revealed when Trevor McIvor, 58, and a Thai woman, Kanokporn Tanuchit, 40, faced Central Local Court charged with 32 counts of allegedly holding the women against their will to work as sex slaves. read more..