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Swedish teen girls arrested for pimping

TT/The Local · 24 Sep 2009, 10:31

Published: 24 Sep 2009 10:31 GMT+02:00

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"It is a question of a girl of around the same age as the detained girls. We don't know at the moment whether there are more people involved," district prosecutor Ulrika Roland told the newspaper.

The suspects, a 17-year-old and a 19-year-old, were arrested on Tuesday on the highest grade of suspicion applied by the Swedish police.

It is neither known how many men the young girl has been sold to but as the crime has been classified as "aggravated" there is an indication that the girl has been misused in a particularly brutal manner, the newspaper writes.

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If the girls are convicted of aggravated pimping they could faced prison sentences of up to six years.

TT/The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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12:19 September 24, 2009 by Nemesis
A 17 year old and a 19 year old sold a girl to some men.That is hard to believe.

All the people invovled need to be publicly named and shamed in this. This is crazy by any standards.

All the details of this case need to be released. This is definately a new low standard.
16:24 September 24, 2009 by Greg in Canada
Entrapreneurs. :-(

This is a bit too weird, even for Malmo.
17:01 September 24, 2009 by Snoopy!
If the girls are convicted of aggravated pimping they could faced prison sentences of up to six years.

Bwaghhahahhahahahahhahahahahh pull the other one ! or your having a wankkkkk!
17:11 September 24, 2009 by eZee.se
I agree with Nemesis, these two need to be publicly shamed, and give that poor third girl some help - quick.
18:47 September 24, 2009 by Nemesis
@ Greg in Canada & ironman294.

Have you thought about your comments?

This is not funny, far from it. This is a brutal sick thing that has happened to a girl, at the hands of two cold, twisted pimps.

Do either of you have children?

If you do this could have been your daughter.

You should think about your comments.
19:58 September 24, 2009 by jag2009
22:07 September 24, 2009 by BillyB
its vague with the facts of the girl who was being pimped.

Was she in on it all, a willing participant or was she forced into it? That is not made clear. So the girls were pimping, but that doesnt mean anyone was forced to do anything.

depending on that fact the whole story ranges from "so what, who gives a rats ass" to "lock them up and throw away the key"

This is only half a story
22:15 September 24, 2009 by BillyB
ok, just been reading about this on another site and apparently she was forced into it.

so very bad indeed.
04:00 September 25, 2009 by SamUSA
yep most sweden girls are pretty widespread... if u know what i mean.

they want sex... they want money. goes hand in hand.

let them get arrested or killed. they will learn their lessons the hard way and their parents will be torn.

so so sad...happens to so many prostitutes in america.
08:31 September 25, 2009 by ropegun247
Pimping in sweden? Selling sex in sweden? With a culture that is so liberal on their attitude towards sex... One would think that prostitution is like trying to sell ice to an esquimo or selling sand to an arab?

In Sweden, sex is not a commodity that has any resell value. (ie why pay for it when it's free)
11:53 September 26, 2009 by here for the summer
why is the only charge pimping ? if the force and disabled aspect is true .. it's kidnapping and assault .. for the "pimps" and the customers. Which are normally more serious charges

btw: @samusa .. your comment is so off base .. obviously you have never been in Sweden
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