A 26-year-old Ottawa man is facing 12 charges related to human trafficking after he was arrested on Sunday, police say.

The victim is an adult woman.

The man is charged with:

  • Two counts of human trafficking.
  • Two counts of assault.
  • Two counts of intimidation.
  • Two counts of uttering threats to cause bodily harm.
  • One count of procuring a person to become a prostitute.
  • Two counts of procuring.
  • One count of assault with a weapon.

The accused is scheduled to appear in court on Monday.