A part-time Grab driver who was charged with 11 counts of human trafficking, involving 10 Bangladeshi women and an Indian national woman for sexual exploitation, pleaded not guilty in two Sessions Court in Kuala Lumpur today.
The 40-year-old Soo Lian, together with another person still at large, were charged with trafficking in eight women, including the Indian national, aged between 19-31, at a premise in Jalan Tun Tan Siew Sin, Dang Wangi, Kuala Lumpur at 10.40am last July 4. All these charges were brought before Judge Azura Alwi.
Soo Lian was also charged before Judge Azman Ahmad with committing a similar offence, still with another person, of three Bangladeshi women, aged between 20 and 37, and for sexual exploitation at the same premise, time and date.
However, he was allowed to bail of RM50,000 in one surety for all the charges with the condition of reporting himself at the nearest police station on the first week of every month. Both courts set Aug 15 for mention.