The “wealthy Auckland businessman” faces 23 charges including disabling or stupefying, supplying Class A and Class B drugs, indecent assault, sexual violation, abduction, inducing or compelling a person to provide commercial sexual services and four counts of receiving commercial sexual services from a person under 18 years old.
The girl faces two charges each of inducing someone to provide commercial sexual services and assisting persons under 18 to provide those services.
She also faces one charge of conspiring to disable or stupefy.
Both have been granted interim name suppression
The trial before Judge Russell Collins and a jury continues this week.
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