Romania detains ex-kickboxer Andrew Tate in human trafficking case

Andrew Tate and Tristan Tate are escorted by police officers outside the headquarters of the Directorate for Investigating Organised Crime and Terrorism after being detained for 24 hours, in Bucharest, Romania, December 29, 2022.

Andrew Tate and Tristan Tate are escorted by cops outdoors the headquarters of the Directorate for Investigating Organised Crime and Terrorism after being detained for twenty-four hours, in Bucharest, Romania, December 29, 2022.
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Romanian prosecutors stated on Thursday they’ve detained divisive web persona and former skilled kickboxer Andrew Tate on suspicion of human trafficking, rape and forming an organised crime group.

Mr. Tate, banned from many social media platforms for misogynistic feedback and hate speech, and his brother Tristan will likely be detained for twenty-four hours alongside two Romanian suspects, prosecutors from the anti organised-crime unit stated in a press release after raiding their properties in Bucharest.

The Tate brothers have been below prison investigation since April.

They declined to remark however their lawyer confirmed that they had been detained.

“The 4 suspects … seem to have created an organised crime group with the aim of recruiting, housing and exploiting girls by forcing them to create pornographic content material meant to be seen on specialised web sites for a price,” prosecutors stated.

“They’d have gained essential sums of cash.”

Prosecutors stated that they had discovered six girls who had been sexually exploited by the suspects.

Mr. Tate has stated girls are partially liable for being raped and that they belong to males.

Earlier this week, the British nationwide was informed to get a life by local weather activist Greta Thunberg on Twitter after he informed her he owned 33 vehicles with “monumental emissions.”