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Three men charged in Vancouver with trafficking underaged girls

Last Updated Jul 16, 2021 at 1:12 pm PDT

Elkan Vyizigiro (left), Meaz Nour-Eldin and a third young offender have been charged with trafficking a person under the age of 18 years. (Courtesy Vancouver Police Department)
Summary

Elkan Vyizigiro, Meaz Nour-Eldin, and a third underaged youth have been charged with trafficking minors

Police believe underaged girls were recruited and trafficked for several months

Investigators think witnesses may have more information and are asking them to come forward

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Three men have been charged with human trafficking of underaged girls and Vancouver police are asking witnesses to come forward to help with the case.

Elkan Vyizigiro, known as Lavish or LK, Meaz Nour-Eldin, known as Streets, and a third underaged youth have been charged with trafficking a person under the age of 18 and receiving material benefits from trafficking a person under 18 years.

“Investigators believe underage girls were recruited and trafficked for several months,” Const. Tania Visintin said in a release. “After becoming aware of the information in 2019, the Vancouver Police Counter Exploitation Unit launched an investigation surrounding the human trafficking operation.”

Investigators believe there are people who may have more information on the case, Visintin added.

Anyone with information is asked to call VPD detectives at 604-717-0603 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.