Court Rejects Andrew Tate’s Appeal For Release

Police will continue to hold Tate, his brother, and two Romanian nationals for 30-day period
British-US former professional kickboxer and controversial influencer Andrew Tate (C), his brother Tristan Tate (R) arrive handcuffed and escorted by police at a courthouse in Bucharest on January 10, 2023 for a court hearing on their appeal against pre-trial detention for alleged human trafficking, rape and forming a criminal group. (Photo by Daniel MIHAILESCU / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Andrew Tate, the controversial British-American online influencer, was arrested with his brother as part of an investigation into allegations of rape and human trafficking.
  • The two are accused of running an “organized crime group” along with two Romanian nationals.
  • Police have said they have identified six people who were allegedly “sexually exploited.”
  • A court rejected an appeal on Tuesday to end their detention in Romania and the group will be held for their 30-day period.

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