Two men acquitted in male child trafficking case

Two men, who were jointly tried for receiving payment in connection with the sexual exploitation of a male child victim of human trafficking, were acquitted after an eight-day trial held in tranches and in camera in the State Courts.

The case is understood to be the first reported involving a foreign male child victim of human trafficking.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 25, 2019, with the headline 'Two men acquitted in child trafficking case'. Print Edition | Subscribe