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Toronto man charged with alleged human trafficking of 17-year-old girl in Mississauga

Peel police has charged Khumane Agil with human trafficking offences in Mississauga. .
Peel police has charged Khumane Agil with human trafficking offences in Mississauga. . Peel Regional Police

Peel Region police say the 40-year-old suspect was charged on Thursday with several human trafficking offences as well as assault, uttering threats and robbery.

Police say the investigation began earlier this month and involved a 17-year-old girl who had allegedly been exploited in the sex trade over a two-month period.

Investigators allege the suspect exercised control over all aspects of the girl’s life and profited as a result.

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They also say there may be other victims and they’re urging anyone with information to come forward.

The suspect appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice for a bail hearing on Friday.

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