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  • Case concerning Mehak

    Country: the Netherlands

    Court: The Hague District Court

    Sentenced date: 15/01/2008

    Purpose of exploitaion: Forced labour or services

    In this case, the defendant is accused of the mistreatment of the girl Mehak, resulting in serious bodily harm and ultimately in her death. Mehak and her parents resided lived and worked at the defendants’ house The Defendant induced the parents of Mehak, either entirely or partly, to neglect their small daughter and beat her. The circumstances under which Mehak's parents worked for and resided with the Defendant and her husband are qualified as trafficking in human beings.