Two men arrested for people trafficking

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Two Hungarian men have been arrested in The Hague on suspicion of people trafficking. The men, aged 27 and 38, allegedly forced young women from Hungary to work as prostitutes.

Two women reported the men to police, saying the men foreced them to hand over most of the money they earned. One of the women says she was physically abused.

Dutch National Police say the prostitutes are paid 25 euros per client and they are often forced to engage in unsafe sex.

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