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Doctor and wife arrested over child sex ring

By Sapa | 2012-03-30 14:17:32.0 | COMMENTS [ 16 ]

24 girls were trapped in a building in Durban's seedy Point area. So far, 9 have been returned to their parents. The others are being kept in a place of safety

Two more people, a doctor and his wife, have been arrested in connection with human trafficking and a child sex ring in KwaZulu-Natal, police said on Friday.

Spokesman Lt-Col Vincent Mdunge said the couple was expected to appear in the Durban Magistrate’s Court later on Friday on charges of human trafficking and operating a brothel.

Nonduzo Dlamini, 23, Bhabha Dubazini, 29, and Sandile Zweni have already appeared in court in connection with the case that saw police rescue some 24 girls from a building in Durban’s Point area. The area has a reputation of being plagued by prostitution and drugs.

Mdunge said the couple was arrested at an upmarket resort in Umhlanga, about 15km north of Durban.

“The couple had been given an ultimatum to hand themselves over to the police upon their return from Mauritius.”  However, they failed to do so and police arrested them.

According to Mdunge the doctor was packing his suitcase when police arrested him.

“We gave him a chance to hand himself over. When we asked him why he didn’t do so, he said he was scared,” Mdunge said.

When police made the initial arrests in February, they reportedly found 16 girls, some as young as 12, under the influence of drugs.

On February 19, KwaZulu-Natal social development MEC Weziwe Thusi urged parents to claim the girls.

Mdunge said on Friday there were in fact 24 girls trapped in the ring. So far, nine had been returned to their parents. The others were being kept in a place of safety.


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Stupid doctor and his wi.fe - they are heartless and brainless

2012-03-30 14:35:54.0 | 0 replies

some men are sick and twisted. who solicits sex from a 12year-old, yerrrrrrrr

2012-04-02 11:45:07.0 | 0 replies

Dear South African government can you kindly stop having a soft hand on child molesters and child traffickers and paedophiles.When or where are our children going to have freedom and grow freely in a friendly environment?

2012-03-31 22:08:52.0 | 0 replies

Durban especially that Point needs cleaning, demolition must be done in that area and police know about what is happening there, that man who calls himself a doctor must be locked away for a long long time for bringing the profession down, show us their pictures I am sure is Nigerian or Congolese, please show us their pictures , show us these criminals they do not deserve dignity as they have taken dignity of our children.

2012-03-31 22:02:36.0 | 0 replies

I am surprised no one has mentioned Nigerians. I bet if the names of the suspect had not been included in the article ,bloggers here would have started raining curses on Nigerians and the number of comment would have passed 300 but since the culprits are saffers they are "irrelevant"

2012-03-30 20:57:32.0 | 0 replies

There's no such doctor....

2012-03-30 19:30:28.0 | 0 replies

nxaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa cum here il skin u alive idiot mxm
ur intelligence level is pathetic period !!!!!!!!

2012-03-30 18:29:51.0 | 0 replies

30 Mar 2012ke-tla-go-ja-gore
Guys, this is south africa, pass or not, y do we allow ourselves to be forced in a game we do not want. We all understand our right, I know the place, the doors are always opened, why did they not run away? This girls were having a time of their lives.


I suppose your log in name says it all. you sound like a pervy u are being judgemental and you are highly misinformed. Its said that sowetan gives a voice to your kind do a bit of research. What these monsters do is o get girls as young as 12 addicted to drugs first. Apparently if they keep them in captivity for 3 days on the 4th day they are hooked and the only reason they go back is because of the drugs. remember drug addicts are not in control of their lives they do ANYTHING for drugs. Lets wait until they do this to your daughter or little sister and lets hear if you still think they are having a time of their lives. I think that's irresponsible. I registered to put my comment especially for you being a mother myself...

2012-03-30 17:06:46.0 | 0 replies

So these girls their job was go jewa all the way and doctor get money? Eash, mara why? Girls get massive cocks, the doctor get paid... bliksem

2012-03-30 15:46:10.0 | 0 replies

@ ke-tla-go-ja-gore

do u expect a gal 12yrs of age 2 have rational thinking after being bombarded wit drugs. If dats de case maybe U R high

2012-03-30 15:40:15.0 | 0 replies

Guys, this is south africa, pass or not, y do we allow ourselves to be forced in a game we do not want. We all understand our right, I know the place, the doors are always opened, why did they not run away? This girls were having a time of their lives.

2012-03-30 15:29:11.0 | 0 replies