Ottawa Police charge two in connection with sex trafficking case in downtown hotel

Ottawa Police have laid charges in connection with a sex trafficking case found to be operating out of a downtown Ottawa hotel.

Three female victims aged 15, 16, and 17 from Toronto had been transported to the Ottawa area to work in the sex trade.

One man and one woman from Toronto were arrested at the scene on Monday.

27-year-old Michael Poku and 19-year-old Madison Boucher are facing multiple trafficking and procuring charges.

Both suspects remain in custody.