Van­cou­ver man charged with hu­man traf­fick­ing

The Prince George Citizen - - News -

VAN­COU­VER (CP) — A 19-year-old Van­cou­ver man is fac­ing a slew of charges fol­low­ing a hu­man traf­fick­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tion by RCMP. Moun­ties in Sur­rey say the in­ves­ti­ga­tion be­gan on Jan. 6 af­ter a 16-year-old girl was re­ported miss­ing. They say it evolved into a broader in­ves­ti­ga­tion af­ter they heard the girl was al­legedly be­ing held in Van­cou­ver. The girl was found with sup­port from Van­cou­ver po­lice but the sus­pect was not present dur­ing the res­cue. RCMP is­sued an ar­rest war­rant for Rai­mon Ge­day on April 5 and he was ar­rested four days later.

Ge­day is fac­ing 14 charges re­lat­ing to hu­man traf­fick­ing, child pornog­ra­phy and the pos­ses­sion of firearms and drugs.

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