(MISSISSAUGA, ON) – Hardworking investigators from the Peel Regional Police Service Vice Unit have arrested and charged a 40 year-old man from Toronto in relation to a human trafficking investigation in the City of Mississauga.
In December 2019, an investigation began of a 17-year-old female victim who had been exploited in the sex trade over a two-month period. The suspect exercised control over all aspects of the victim’s life and profited as a result.
On Thursday, December 5th, 2019, Khumane Agil was charged with numerous offences including:
- Trafficking in Persons under 18.
- Receiving Benefit resulting from Trafficking in Persons under 18.
- Exercising Control Over a Prostitute under 18.
- Deriving Benefit from Sexual Services under 18.
- Utter threats (X2).
Khumane Agil appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice for a bail hearing on Friday, December 6th, 2019.
Investigators from the Vice Unit believe there may be more victims and/or witnesses.
Anyone with information in relation to this investigation is urged to contact the Vice, Narcotics, and Street Level Organized Crime Unit at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3555. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.