Six people have been charged in connection with trafficking an Indian woman, Scotland Yard said on Friday

The suspects, all from London, face a number of counts including sexual assault and making threats to kill the victim from the southern city of Hyderabad.

They will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on bail on 7 June .

The charges relate to both men and women from north London.

Enkarta Balapovi, 53, a butcher of St John's Wood, north London, faces one charge of trafficking within the UK and five counts of rape.

Shanaz Begum, 56, a shop worker, also of St John's Wood, is accused of two counts of trafficking - the first into the UK and the second within Britain.

Shashi Kala Obhrai, 53, an optician, of Northwood, Middlesex, is charged with trafficking within the UK, ABH and making threats to kill.

Balram Kumar Obhrai, 58, a computer entrepreneur, of Northwood, Middlesex, is accused of trafficking into the UK and making threats to kill.

Aleemuddin Mohammed, 44, a supermarket manager from Harrow, north west London, faces a similar count of trafficking into the UK and another of sexual assault on a female.

Shamina Yousuf, 42, a secretary, of Edgware, also in north west London, is charged with trafficking into the country and ABH.
Police have yet to release details relating to the age of their alleged victim.