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Media Release

Release Date: May 17th, 2019 - 7:58am

Originator: Detective, Ryan Eacrett, Drug and Human Trafficking Unit, 905-825-4747 ext. 5331

Contact: Detective, Dan Ciardullo, Human Trafficking Unit, 905-825-4747 ext. 5331

Location: Halton Region

Man Arrested for Human Trafficking

The Halton Regional Police Service – Human Trafficking Unit have arrested a Mississauga male for exploiting an adult female for sexual purposes.

On May 15th 2019, Muhammad Sultan AULAKH (27 years of age) was arrested and subsequently charged with the following criminal offences:

  • Exercise Control
  • Receiving Material Benefit from Sexual Services
  • Trafficking in Persons
  • Receiving Material Benefit Resulting from Trafficking in Persons
  • Advertising Sexual Services

The investigation began after receiving information brought forward by the victim in this occurrence.  AULAKH is currently being held in custody while awaiting a Bail Hearing.

Anyone who may have additional information pertaining to the offences related to this Accused are asked to contact Detective Dan Ciardullo (905-825-4747 X 5331) of the Halton Regional Police Service – Human Trafficking Unit.

The Halton Regional Police Service is a member of the Halton Collaborative Against Human Trafficking along with several other stakeholders and agencies.  This Collaborative is dedicated towards providing services and support to those who have experienced Human Trafficking in Halton and surrounding regions.  Local organizations such as "SAVIS" (www.savisofhalton.org) are able to provide first response care and support to victims of human trafficking.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something?" Contact "Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.