Dubai attorney general's office says this is the first time anyone has been accused of the crime under human trafficking laws.
First 'forced servitude' charges in trafficking case
DUBAI // Prosecutors today for the first time filed a charge of forcing servitude in the case of four men accused of being human traffickers.
The Dubai attorney general's office said in a statement today that two of the defendants have been detained and two others remain at large. The suspects were not identified.
“The defendants have been charged with human trafficking by the means of forced servitiude. We are pursuing the harshest punishment by the criminal court for them,” said Essam al Humaidan, Dubai attorney general.