Romanian prosecutors despatched divisive web character Andrew Tate, his brother Tristan and two different suspects to trial on Tuesday on fees of human trafficking, rape and forming a legal gang to sexually exploit ladies.
The Tate brothers and two Romanian feminine suspects are below home arrest pending a legal investigation for abuses dedicated in opposition to seven ladies, accusations they’ve denied.
The 4 have been held in police custody from Dec. 29 till March 31 earlier than a Bucharest courtroom put them below home arrest.
Andrew Tate has additionally been charged with raping one of many victims, whereas his brother Tristan has been charged with instigating others to violence.
The trial is not going to begin instantly.
Below Romanian legislation, the case will get despatched to the courtroom’s preliminary chamber, the place a choose has 60 days to examine the case information to make sure legality.
The Tate brothers, former kickboxers who’ve U.S. and British nationality with tens of millions of on-line followers, are the best profile suspects to be despatched to trial in Romania for human trafficking.
Prosecutors have stated the Tate brothers recruited their victims by seducing them and falsely claiming to need a relationship or marriage.