France: Muslim Tae-Kwon-Do Champions Forced Underage Girls into Prostitution
Three practitioners of tae-kwon-do, boarders at the National Institute of Sport, Expertise and Performance (Insep), are among seven people being questioned this week in relation to a vast affair involving the pimping of minors in the Rhône-Alpes region, according to the police.
Those involved are Amine Manai, European under-21 champion in 2010 and French champion below 68 kg, who was jailed, his brother Adam Manai, 3rd in the European Junior Championship in 2009, and Moussa Cissé, vice-champion of Europe below 58 kg, it has been learned from a source close to the investigation.
The suspects are accused of having forced into work young girls, aged from 14 to 17, and placed them in a hostel in Saint-Egreve (Isere), near Grenoble.
The incidents took place mainly in Isere, Savoie and in Haute-Savoie. (continue reading...)