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Human trafficking charges likely for Don Creary, Shaneke Williams

Published:Thursday | September 17, 2015 | 2:19 PMBarbara Gayle, Justice Coordinator
Don Creary and Shaneke Williams are now on bail on rape charges

Police investigators are preparing to charge former Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) councillor, Don Creary, with human trafficking and another criminal charge.

Creary's co-accused Shaneke Williams, is also expected to face human trafficking charges. 

Defence lawyers, Tom Tavares-Finson and Nadine Atkinson Flowers, told The Gleaner/Power 106 News Centre of the developments following Creary's appearance today before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court. 

In court today Creary was offered bail on two counts of rape.

READ: Don Creary granted bail totalling $4m on rape charges

Williams who was earlier this week offered bail is charged with aiding and abetting and sexual touching in connection with the first count of rape.

Both Williams and Creary are expected to return to court on October 16 and it is expected that the new charges will be laid against the two by that time.

Creary is likely to be charged with procuring violation of a person by administering drugs.

In the first rape case, prosecutors allege that in 2013, Creary and Williams took a 15-year-old girl to an apartment in St Mary, where she was allegedly given alcoholic beverages and sexually assaulted.

On Tuesday, Creary was charged with a second case of rape following complaints by a 19-year-old woman who has admitted that she and the former politician had a relationship.