Trafficked for sex: How Nepalese girls are lured into a life of slavery in Kenya

What you need to know:

  • Mombasa tycoon has been arrested and has been charged with three counts of trafficking, promoting human trafficking and interfering with travel documents through the act of seizing the girls’ passports.
  • They came hoping to strike it rich and help their families back home, but they have now been arrested after police burst a human trafficking ring.  

Asali Bai, 20, came to Kenya in November last year hoping to find a way to support her family back home in Nepal. But when she got here, the young woman, who had been forced to drop out of school while in Year Seven when her ageing parents could no longer pay her school fees, became a sex slave.

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