Acquittal in Sex Trafficking Trial Involving Allegations of Black Magic

Jose Olivares-Chandler recently defended in a multi-handed trial involving a seventeen count indictment alleging the sex trafficking of Nigerian women into the UK and the controlling their prostitution once they had arrived into this country.  Prior to their travel in the United Kingdom, they were alleged to have gone through juju black magic rituals in which they were scarred with razor blades, had samples of their hair cut, and forced to bathe in worm-infested liquid and eat the heart of a recently-killed animal, all with the aim of threatening them and their families with madness and/or death at the hands of the juju spirit if they ever ran away or reported their captors to the authorities.  

Following a four week trial, the jury returned unanimous verdicts of not guilty on all counts on the same day that they started their deliberations.