Saturday 21 April 2018

How dreams of new life turned sour for trafficked teen girl

Shane Phelan

Shane Phelan

TERESA* was just 16, grieving for her father, and struggling to stay in school when a diplomat promised her a new and exciting life in Ireland.

Little did she realise when the offer was made that she was instead being trafficked here to work as a domestic slave.

The African diplomat was planning to move to Dublin and was due to take up a posting at his country's embassy here.

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