Mayelin Cordova, 41, a Venezuelan businesswoman of Byderabo Road, Bartica, Region Seven who is serving a six-month prison sentence for operating a brothel, is to be further charged by ranks of the Guyana Police Force’s Trafficking in Persons Unit (TIP).

Cordova between March 15, 2023, and April 30, 2023, allegedly trafficked nine Venezuelan females to Guyana and exploited them between Crusher Hill and Barakat Backdam, Cuyuni Mazaruni River, Region Seven.

The victims reported the matter to the Guyana Police Force, and members of the Trafficking in Persons Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department Headquarters conducted an investigation.

Based on legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Shalimar Ali-Hack, Cordova will be charged with nine counts of Trafficking in Persons.


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