Man Jailed For 'Horrific' Trafficking Offences

A man has been jailed for human trafficking and prostitution offences.

Imre Orsos, 40, of Chorley Old Road, was sentenced to five years and three month's imprisonment after pleading guilty to two counts of trafficking persons into the UK for sexual exploitation and controlling prostitution for gain.

Orsos was sentenced at Bolton Crown Court after pleading guilty on Friday 6 June.

A 20-year-old woman was also sentenced on 9 April after pleading guilty to trafficking persons in the UK for sexual exploitation.

She was handed 12 months' imprisonment but was released from custody having served nine months while on remand.

Victims were brought into the UK from Hungary, following promises of a better life, but were instead forced into prostitution against their will.

Detective Constable Martin Arnfield from Greater Manchester Police's Sexual Crime Unit said: "The fear this man imposed upon his victims was so intense it took a huge amount of courage for them to seek help.

"One victim thought she was simply coming to Manchester for a holiday but she had her trust completely betrayed by someone she thought was a friend and forced into a horrific and abusive situation.

"Human trafficking is a form of slavery and the people who involve themselves in this sadistic industry need to be caught and brought to justice for whatever part they play in the process.

"There are many support systems in place for victims of trafficking and I would urge anyone who is in a similar situation to contact the police at the earliest opportunity."


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