Case concerning mentally handicapped person in Zeist
Country: the Netherlands
Court: Uthrecht District Court
Sentenced date: 14/07/2008
Purpose of exploitation: Labour exploitation
The Defendant is accused of recruitment, misuse of authority, abuse of the vulnerable position of a person with the purpose of exploiting him. He forced and induced this person to make himself available for performing labour.
The victim had a limited mental capacity and the mental age of a ten-year-old. During the day, he worked in sheltered employment at the Sociale Werkvoorziening Zeist in Zeist.
The proven facts in the principal charge constitute the criminal offence of human trafficking, committed on several occasions.