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2014-11-22 22:09

A wealthy businessman who held five under-age Mozambican girls captive as sex-slaves for three years, has been sentenced to eight life-terms, believed to be the heaviest sentence ever handed down for human trafficking in South Africa.

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2014-11-22 22:47

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2014-11-22 22:06

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2014-11-22 22:10

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