When the human trafficker was later arrested, he was surprised that he had been caught, and even more so to learn that his victim was alive, Ceipek said.Police tracked Tonev to a luxury hotel in the seaside city of Burgas where he injured his back jumping out of a second-floor window in a bid to escape.
These are the first pictures of the Bulgarian man accused of brutally forcing a woman into prostitution after posing as a wealthy businessman.
Ilko Tonev, 37, wooed a woman named only as Margarita, 20, and under the pretence of a trip to Holland, stole her passport and forced her into prostitution, police say.
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