2 Immigrants Report Rapes by South Texas Smugglers 1/18/13
January 18, 2013
MCALLEN - The U.S. Border Patrol says two Central American women
have reported being raped by human smugglers in two separate incidents in South
A Border Patrol statement Friday says a Honduran woman apprehended Tuesday
in the brush by agents from the Kingsville station said she was raped Jan. 6 by
three men at a stash house near Hidalgo. She was taken to a Kingsville hospital
A woman from El Salvador found by Border Patrol agents in Brooks County on
Jan. 6 said two smuggling guides had separated her from a group of illegal
immigrants in the brush and raped her at gunpoint. Then they left her behind.
She filed a report of the assault with the sheriff's office.