Human Trafficking Investigation,
Kalib James Rahi, 31, faces multiple charges
Broadcast time: 10:30
Friday, November 30, 2018
Case #: 2018-1511350
The Toronto Police would like to make the public aware of an arrest made in a Human Trafficking investigation.
It is alleged that:
- a man forced two women to work in the sex trade
- on multiple occasions, he sexually assaulted the women
- both women were trafficked in the Greater Toronto Area and throughout the provinces of Ontario and Quebec
- they were forced to abide by rules the man imposed on them and were made to turn over all of their earnings to him
- he used deception, false promises, intimidation and fear to exercise control over the actions and movements of the women
On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, investigators from the Toronto Police Service Sex Crimes -Human Trafficking Enforcement Team, with the assistance of members from the Service's Public Safety Response Team (PSRT), the Halton Regional Police Service, and the Ontario Provincial Police Organized Crime Enforcement team, executed three Criminal Code search warrants in Toronto, Milton and Chamberlain Township, in Ontario.
As a result, Kalib James Rahi, 31, of Milton, was arrested and charged with:
1. Four counts of Sexual Assault
2. Two counts of Procuring to Provide Sexual Services
3. Two counts of Advertise Another Person Sexual Services
4. Two counts of Trafficking in Persons by Recruiting, Transporting, and Harbouring
5. Two counts of Exercise Control by Directing and Influencing Ones Movements
6. Two counts of Financial and Material Benefit Resulting from Trafficking in Persons
7. Two counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance Schedule I
8. Use Imitation Firearm while Committing an Indictable Offence
9. Threatening Bodily Harm
10. Threatening Harm to an Animal
12. Possession of Proceeds of Crime
He was scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall, on Thursday, November 29, 2018, Room 101.
His photograph is being released.
Police would like to encourage all affected individuals to come forward and report Human Trafficking occurrences to police. We want to make sure that everyone has access to support services and an exit strategy, regardless of their decision to proceed criminally.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.
Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Nunzio Tramontozzi, – Sex Crimes, Human Trafficking Enforcement Team.