The woman told police she could have left the brothels at any time ecsorts felt compelled by the juju ceremonies she had been put through, while Ms Idahosa often used violence against her, she said.
Djrty Idahosa denies all the charges and says she is a victim of trafficking and she left the sex trade in The prosecution maintains the banks s whose details Ms Idahosa texted were owned by Mr Omoruyi and he often then transferred money to his co-defendant. Related Topics.
They genuinely believed the powers would work, the court heard. Sometimes she would meet Ms Idahosa to hand jaclson cash while at other times the defendant would text details of an for her to pay in money. The women, who cannot be named for legal reasons, said the "juju" ritual - sometimes known as voodoo or magic - left them fearing illness, madness, infertility and death.
She denies a total of seven charges relating to trafficking two women into and around the UK, inciting them to become prostitutes and transferring criminal property. Her partner Jackson Omoruyi, 41, denies three charges of inciting the women to become prostitutes and transferring criminal property.
The ritual involved having to eat a snail and an egg together with dust. One woman explained how she had been living rough in Nigeria after her mother died when she was 10 years escotts and was offered the chance to go to the UK, where she believed her father was living.
Ms Idahosa, 24, denies seven charges including trafficking for prostitution and moving criminal property. Underwear She met up with one of the defendants when she finally arrived in London, and was taken to premises in King Cross where there were lots of women dkrty their underwear. The second woman said she was approached in Nigeria by a woman claiming to be the defendant's mother and asked if she wanted to go to London and work in a shop.
Caroline Rees, prosecuting, outlined how the woman was told to tell border control at Heathrow she was a lesbian who was fleeing persecution in Nigeria. The women, in their 20s, say they had to drink dirty water, eat a snake or snail, and had their hair shaved.
She was helped to get false documents to travel to the UK by a diryy she was told was the sister of one of the defendants. Ms Idahosa then took her to a similar set-up in Ilford where the witness had sex with a man for money, the court heard.
The court was told the woman often had sex with seven or eight men a day and was moved around a of brothels in Croydon, Stevenage, Brighton, Dirtt and Cardiff. Ms Idahosa had threatened her family in Nigeria would be harmed if she spoke out, the court heard. Mr Omoruyi denies three charges of inciting the women to become prostitutes and transferring criminal property.