two men convicted in exploitation of girl, two women in b.c., alberta
Two Vancouver men have been convicted of human trafficking and pimping.
Crimes related to the exploitation of two young women and one young girl.
26-year-old Tamim Albashir and 25-year-old Kasra Mohsenipour were convicted of 17 of 19 charges against victims in Vancouver, noble forest and Edmonton
These crimes occurred between May 2013 and April 2016.
The accused was also convicted of conspiracy to influence, pressure or bribe one of the victims in an attempt to block justice in an attempt to get her to withdraw her statement to the police.
In his rulingC.
Supreme Court judge David Masuhara concluded that the accused acted to lure the victim into prostitution.
The official theory in the trial is that the purpose of the joint venture is to make money for the defendants and to fund their own way of life, including designer clothing, regular gym workouts, luxury apartments in the city center, expensive cars and room service.
The youngest victim can only be identified by the initials N. V.
Due to the publication ban, it is a fragile 15-year-
The old girl was fascinated by the defendant with the allure of downtown Vancouver apartments and the promise of a lot of money and persuaded her to work for them.
The court heard that they took control of her behavior, imposed rules on what she could and could not do, and guided her on how she could provide her clients with sex.
They controlled the time and place where she could work and took the money she earned from prostitution.
She was told that she could not have a boyfriend and that she could not leave the apartment without telling them where she was going.
The trial also heard that the men threatened the United Nations with violence and violence. V.
One time, including Bashir, she pointed a gun to her head and told her she belonged to him.
Another time, the defendant hurt her dog and threatened to throw it off the balcony.
Both raised their voices, shouted at her, called her name, and swore to her to keep her under control.
When Bashir called her \"bitch\", she called them \"dad\" in turn \".
\"The other two victims can only be identified by the initials K. C. and S. C.
Because of the ban, in the middle of them
In their 20 s, each was the mother of a young child recruited by the defendant.
They worked for the defendants in Vancouver and Edmonton. K. C.
She had worked as an escort, but claimed she knew nothing about working with pimps before working with Bashir.
To make Bashir happy, she bought him a gift that included a $1,600 earring and a $2,500 ring. “If [Albashir]
We are all very happy, \"K. C. testified.
\"If he is not happy, he is mean and will bring bad energy to everyone.
She testified that the accused punched her, threatened to kill her, slapped her, and threatened to throw her little daughter on the bridge. S. C.
Testified that she received similar treatment.
One time someone pointed a gun at her and she was worried about her safety.
The accused also threatened to kill her son.
Her dog was abused to control her and was eventually stolen.
Omar alamiddin, the third man accused, is seeking extradition from the United States.
Bashir and moensenipur will appear again on February.
Determine the date of the sentence.