Drug-plot pair traf­ficked and en­slaved teen

Western Mail - - NEWS - Ja­son Evans

ATEENAGER from Lon­don was traf­ficked to Swansea by a drugs gang and held in a house in a city, a court has heard.

Gang mem­bers met the 19-year-old woman on­line, lured her into a car, and drove her to south Wales.

They then held her against her will at the Pen­lan prop­erty, and forced her to look af­ter a stash of Class A drugs and help them deal.

The ter­ri­fied teenager was re­leased when po­lice raided the house.

Ma­had Yusuf, aged 20, and 19-year-old Fe­sal Ma­hamud, both from north Lon­don, pleaded guilty to traf­fick­ing for the pur­poses of ex­ploita­tion when they ap­peared at Swansea Crown Court.

The pair also ad­mit­ted con­spir­acy to sup­ply Class A drugs.

The con­vic­tion is thought to

> Fe­sal Ma­hamud, left, and Ma­had Yusuf met the 19-year-old on­line

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