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Andrew Tate charged with rape, human trafficking

(L-R) Andrew and Tristan Tate and the other defendants allegedly force women to create pornographic content for specialised websites, prosecutors said in December. Photo: @morpheusresist/Twitter

Former professional Kickboxer, Andrew Tate has been charged by the Romanian authority with rape, human trafficking and owning an organized crime group sexually exploiting women.

The controversial influencer who was charged alongside his brother, Tristan and two other associates have denied all the allegations.

In December, the Tate brothers were arrested at their home in Bucharest.

According to the Bucharest court, the Tate brothers and the two others used the group for human trafficking not only in Romania, but also in the US, UK and other countries.

Seven victims were named who were allegedly recruited by the Tate brothers through deception of love and marriage.

The BBC reports that Andrew Tate has also been charged with raping one of the victims, while his brother has been charged with instigating others to violence.

Writing by Muzha Kucha; Editing by Adeniyi Bakare